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

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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,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04388/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin W. Symons. Source Historic England Archive
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