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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: 1083683



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


District: North Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Scawby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Nov-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 166057

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SE 9605-9705 SCAWBY VICARAGE LANE (east side, off)

19/96 Scawby Hall 6.11.67 I

Country house. Largely C17, reputedly begun c1603; early C18 south front with later C18 fenestration; east front with late C18 - early C19 bay window and external stack, and later C19 crenellations and re-fenestration; C18 and early C19 interior alterations; north-east range of 1913 linking with C18 kitchen wing and outhouses. For Nelthorpe family. Red brick, with coursed limestone rubble with brick dressings to kitchen wing and outhouses. Slate and pantile roofs. Main ranges approximately square on plan, with courtyard and kitchen wing extending to north. 3-room (now 2) south garden front with projecting wings; 2-room east entrance front with projecting porch and north wing set back to right; 2-room west entrance front with projecting porch/stair-turret. Stables/coach-house (qv) adjoin to north-west. South front: 2 storeys with attic, 2:3:2 bays, with 3-bay central range flanked by 2-bay gabled wings. Moulded plinth. Central entrance bay breaks forward with former entrance containing 15-pane full-length sash in door-case of c1720 with bollection-moulded eared architrave flanked by panelled pilasters and carved acanthus brackets carrying moulded cornice. Recessed ground- floor 12-pane sashes to central range, full-length 15-pane sashes to wings. 4-course first-floor band with cyma-reversa moulded lower course. 12-pane first-floor sashes, that to centre with hollow-moulded architrave. Unequal 9-pane attic sashes to wings. All windows have projecting sills, rubbed- brick flat arches; plain blind boxes to ground and first floor. Blocked windows to inner return of wings. Bold wooden modillion eaves cornice. Rainwater heads to angles with Nelthorpe arms in relief. Raised and tumbled brick gables with shaped kneelers. Large external stacks to left and right returns each have brick band at first-floor level, brick-coped gables with shaped kneelers, square stack with offset and diamond-shafted corniced chimneys, 4 to right, 2 to left. Right return forms east principal entrance front: 2 storeys, 5 bays, with 3-storey gabled porch to right of centre flanked by external stack to left and full-height canted bay to right; 2- storey and attic single-bay gabled section, 2-storey 5-bay wing and 2-storey gabled kitchen range set back to right, with stables and outbuildings beyond. Moulded plinth. Porch has recessed 6-beaded-panel door beneath dentilled cornice and 3-pane overlight, flanked by wrought-iron lamp bracket and torch extinguisher; 6-pane first and second-floor sashes, blocked openings to left and right returns. Main range has single 12-pane ground and first-floor sashes flanking porch; tripartite sashes with glazing bars to canted bay. 3-course brick first-floor band. Slightly-projecting 2- storey gable-end to left with projecting gabled stack. Porch has raised brick-coped gable, stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice to returns. Stone-coped crenellations to main range. Raised and tumbled brick gables. Projecting stack to right return with first and second-floor bands, corniced shaft. Range to right: gabled section on left has tripartite sashes with glazing bars to each floor, first-floor band, raised and tumbled brick gable; central section has 12-pane sashes beneath flat arches, first-floor band, stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice; gabled section to right has quoins, 2 unequal 15-pane ground-floor sashes, 2 unequal 9-pane first-floor sashes in flush wooden architraves beneath rubbed-brick flat arches, tumbled-in brick to gable. c1985 rebuilt clustered diamond-shafted stack to left, square corniced axial stack to central section, similar c1985 rebuilt stack to right. West front: 2 storeys, with 3-storey entrance porch/stair- turret to left of centre incorporating small contemporary outshut to left, flanked by projecting stacks. Porch: half-glazed door with margin lights over 2 fielded-panels in architrave beneath flat arch, 6-pane first and second-floor sashes in flush wooden architraves beneath flat arches, raised and tumbled brick gables, stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice to porch returns and main range. Stacks similar to east front, with first-floor bands, offsets, 3 corniced diamond shafts to left, 2 to right. Interior. West stairhall has fielded-panelled elliptical-arched recess with keyed archivolt; fine early C18 open-well oak staircase with ramped and wreathed handrail, painted carved acanthus-scroll brackets, alternating column-on- bulb and twist-on-bulb balusters, one fluted and one plain newel column, fielded-panel dado and moulded rail. Ground-floor south drawing room has late C18 - early C19 details including reeded cornices, architraves, chimney-piece and overmantel; carved marble fire-surround. Connecting east room has fine early C18 open-well oak staircase with ramped handrail, carved bracketed string, panelled newel posts, alternating column-on-vase and twist-on-vase balusters with round knops, fielded panelling to underside and to dado with moulded rail; moulded beam with ornate chamfer stops; reeded cornices and architraves with lion's head motifs, reeded surround to chimney-piece with dentilled cornice flanked by arched alcoves. Late C17 open-well back staircase to north-east side has closed-string, corniced handrail, vase-on-bulb balusters with round knops. Interior not fully investigated. Drawings by C Nattes, 1795, Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library; N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 352; photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: SE9688005718

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 352

National Grid Reference: SE 96880 05718


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