DODDINGTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1164612

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1983

Statutory Address: DODDINGTON HALL, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DODDINGTON HALL, MAIN STREET

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven (District Authority)

Parish: Doddington and Whisby

National Grid Reference: SK 89992 70083

Details

SK 89 SE DODDINGTON AND WHISBY MAIN STREET 1/18 (west side)

Doddington Hall GV I

Country house. Built between 1593 and 1600 for Thomas Taylor, the Bishop of Lincoln's Recorder, by Robert Smythson. Brick with stone dressings, ashlar quoins and moulded bands between floors and above parapet. Leaded hipped roof and lead down pipes, plain circular cylindrical chimneys of rubbed brick. Three-storey. H-plan. East, entrance front, 9 bays with single bay projections at both ends, staircase towers in the returns and central projecting porch rising full height, all topped with octagonal stone cupolas with leaded roofs. Main doorway has semi-circular headed opening with stone surround of columns supporting entablature topped with strapwork gable and small obelisks. All windows are transom and mullioned with iron casements, mostly of 4 lights. West, garden front, almost identical though of 7 bays, with chimneys rising through all 3 storeys replacing 2 bays. The same projecting central doorway though with less decorated surround. Internally most of the rooms were re-modelled in the early C18, containing very fine architectural fireplaces, some with good quality panelling, especially on the staircase and in the Brown Parlour.

Listing NGR: SK8999270083

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 192248

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 27 Lincolnshire,

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