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West Lindsey (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 82827 84611



3/20 Knaith Hall 16.12.64 G.V. II

Country house. C15, early Cl7, C18, C19, C20. Rendered and colourwashed red brick, colourwashed brick, some mock timber framing, some ashlar. Pantile roofs with some slate and some plain tiles. Eaves decorated in places. 2 coped gables. 4 large projecting stacks on east side, 3 with tall, paired angle shafts, one with 4 tall angle shafts. Single gable, ridge and lateral stacks. Single small, raking dormer with casement on east side. 2 storey, with attic on east side. 12 bay west front with 3 lower early C19 bays to left, and 9 C17 bays, remodelled in C18 to right with plinth, decorated eaves and mid C19 mock timber framing. Off-centre doorway to right with broad, wooden C19 doorcase with broad, angled shoulders and flat head, hood mould and late C18 fanlight and partially glazed door with large diamond panes. 3 bays to right of doorway project slightly at irregular angles with 3 late C18 windows with broad angled shoulders, flat heads and large diamond panes. C19 cast iron veranda with 4 slender columns, latticework and glass lean-to roof in front of doorway and window to right. Large late C18 splayed bay window to left of doorway with 3 windows, central window with round head, all with large diamond panes and continuous C19 hood mould. 2 narrow casements to left with 2 three light casements beyond, that to the right with broad Cl? moulded cornice, that to left with narrow C19 moulded cornice. Small, narrow fixed light beyond with small sliding sash to left. 3 three light sliding sashes with segmental heads in C19 range to left with 3 three light sliding sashes with segmental heads above. 2 three light casements to right, that to left with narrow C19 moulded cornice, that to right with broader C17 moulded cornice. Large round window to right with large glazing bars incorporating small 2 light casement. C19 splayed bay window to right with central 3 light casement flanked by single 2 light casements. 3 light casement beyond to right with C19 moulded cornice. 2 light casement with wooden lintel to right. South end with 3 bay late C18 loggia with plain columns, moulded capitals and 3 arches with broad angled shoulders and flat heads. Beneath loggia, single window with 3 windows above, all with broad angled shoulders, flat heads and large diamond panes. Loggia roofed with plain tiles. 12 bay east front with 4 large early Cl? brick stacks and 2 C19 lean-to additions and long projecting C19 block with round headed windows and large diamond panes. Single windows flank stack to left with broad angled shoulders, flat heads and large diamond panes. 2 long casements to right of projecting block with glazing bar sash beyond. Doorway to right with segmental head and partially glazed door. 2 large garage openings in low C19 range to right with 3 light sliding sash with segmental head to right. Single late C18 window to right of southernmost projecting stack with broad, angled shoulders, flat head and large diamond panes. 2 light sliding sash to right with 3 light sliding sash beyond with single light blocked. 3 sliding sashes alternate with 2 casements to right. 2 three light sliding sashes with segmental heads over garage doors. C15 brickwork intact in cellars. 2 late C18 white marble fireplaces; plain C19 staircase. Projecting room to east with C20 columns. Source: Banks Collection. Lincoln Public Library. Volume II, page 355.

Listing NGR: SK8282784611


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

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Date: 10 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08415/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger H Mockford. Source Historic England Archive
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