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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1076980



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: North Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Keadby with Althorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 165193

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SE 80 NW KEADBY WITH ALTHORPE MAIN STREET (west side) Althorpe 8/129 The Old Hall (formerly listed under High Street) 1.3.67


Former Manor House, now 2 houses. Mid C17, perhaps with earlier origins; later alterations, including C19 subdivision into cottages, reroofing and C19-C20 refenestration. Red brick in English bond. Pantile roof. Irregular U shape on plan: south wing with central entrance hall flanked by short single-room east wing and 3-room west wing; main entrance to north courtyard. 2 storeys. Courtyard front: entrance section with 2 first-floor windows, flanked by short wing to left and 3-window wing to right. Plinth, partly rendered. Entrance has good original moulded brick surround of pilasters with moulded capitals beneath ovolo-moulded floating pediment, somewhat damaged to left; original opening with recessed C20 door in C20 brick surround. Inserted C20 2-light window to left. 3-course brick first- floor band, stepped above entrance. First floor has single-light window to left beneath original flat brick arch, inserted 2-light window over entrance beneath rendered arch. Dentilled brick eaves cornice with double brick header dentils. Axial stack. Straight joints to flanking wings. Gable end of left wing has blocked central door beneath original flat brick arch, with inserted 2-light window to right; first-floor band, former central first- floor door with inserted 2-light window and blocked lower half, C19 rebuilt brick-coped gable. Wing to right has C20 door in partly blocked opening, flanked by a single-light window to left, and two 2-light windows to right, all in partly blocked openings beneath cement-rendered flat arches, that to the right of the door with an original narrow flat brick window arch above. 3-course first-floor band, slightly higher than that to south and east wings. Similar C20 single-light and 2-light windows to first floor, the 2 to the left in partly blocked openings, and that to centre beneath an original narrow flat brick window arch (directly above the similar blocked ground-floor window). Similar stepped and dentilled cornice. Stone-coped north gable with shaped kneelers. Axial stack and north end stack. North gable end has brick bands at first-floor and eaves level. West wing, west side: 5 first-floor windows. Stepped plinth; straight joint to right, another to ground-floor left; pair of C20 board doors beneath timber lintels, with C20 2-light sliding sash to left, and small 2-light casement and 3 unsympathetic C20 bow windows to right. 3-course first-floor band, interrupted to left of centre, with lower section to right. 2-light sliding sashes to first floor, that to centre beneath rendered flat arch; small blocked opening to far right. Roof hipped to right. South wing, south side: 5 first-floor windows. Plinth, interrupted by various blocked openings, the section to far left with original moulded brick capping. Gabled east wing to right has C20 board door in partly blocked opening flanked by 2-light windows, section to left has series of blocked openings and 2- and 3-light windows. First-floor band. First floor: east wing has central blocked window flanked by single 2-light windows; single-light, 2- and 3-light windows to left. Right return has pair of C20 2-light sliding sashes beneath C20 segmental arches. All windows are C20, mostly with inappropriate plate glass, rendered arches or bracketed wooden hoods. Interior. All ground-floor rooms apart from north-west have heavy chamfered spine beams (that to south-west with broach stops) and exposed joists. West and south wings have original stacks, that to west with inglenook fireplace beneath timber bressumer. A C19 drawing shows the building with narrow windows, some mullioned, a steeply pitched roof with curvilinear gables and a tall panelled stack to the south wing. W B Stonehouse, The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, 1839, p 373; W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, pp 375-6.

Listing NGR: SE8339609626

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Read, W, History of the Isle of Axholme, (1858), 375-376
Stonehouse, W B , The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, (1839), 373

National Grid Reference: SE 83396 09626


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