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Claxby Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Claxby St. Andrew, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2204 / 53°13'13"N

Longitude: 0.1754 / 0°10'31"E

OS Eastings: 545336

OS Northings: 371472

OS Grid: TF453714

Mapcode National: GBR LWH.34Z

Mapcode Global: WHJLS.N9QZ

Entry Name: Claxby Hall

Location: Claxby St. Andrew, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN13

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Parish: Claxby St. Andrew

Locality: Claxby St Andrew

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Last Amended: 22 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195930

Source ID: 1063661

Listing Text

CLAXBY WILLOUGBY ROAD
TF 47 SE (south side)

5/3 Claxby Hall (formerly
3.2.67 listed as The Hall)

G.V. II*

Marked "Vicarage" on OS map. House. Reputed to have been built
for Samuel Dashwood as the Dower House to Well Hall. Mid C18,
with early C19 alterations including possible re-facing to almost
all the exterior, C20 alteration. Hipped C19 slate roof with
overhanging eaves. Set on a plinth. Garden, probably C18
entrance front, with 2 stacks to the rear. 2 storeys, 6 bays.
The central 2 bays slightly project. 2 low glazing bar sashes.
Either side are 2 smaller glazing bar sashes with 6 similar
sashes above, all under cambered arches. Between the floors on
the right side is an ashlar coat of arms. East front now
entrance front of 2 bays with single central pilaster buttress.
Doorway with part glazed door, glazing bar overlight, panelled
reveal, bay leaf frieze and small hood. To the left is a single
early C20 opening with glazing bar sash. Above are 2 tripartite
glazing bar sashes, all sashes under cambered arches. North
front with projecting red brick and pantile single storey range
and adjoining a red brick and pantile single storey 3 bays barn,
later converted for domestic use, with single ridge red brick
stack and coped gables. Interior has many fielded panel doors
and some fielded panel reveals. Good suite of rooms comprising
former entrance hall with panelled walls, panelling decorated
with egg and dart. The elaborately decorated ceiling with
stylised shell and foliate motifs. Cornice enriched with dentil
and egg and dart. Fireplace with decorated pulvinated frieze.
The overmantel being a foliate decorated frame to hold a
portrait. 4 doorways lead off, each with pulvinated acorn leaf
frieze and cornice. 2 further rooms each with panelling to
walls. Early C19 decorative ceilings and egg and dart cornices.
Fireplaces with decorated pulvinated friezes. Present entrance
hall with ashlar fireplace with keystone. Staircase with
decorated ceiling with coat of arms including Muscovy ducks.
Dentil, fleuron and egg and dart cornice. Open well staircase
with turned balusters and foliate decorated vase newel, carved
tread ends and moulded mahogany handrail. The dado interspersed
with pilasters. Many rooms with fielded panel shutters.


Listing NGR: TF4533671472

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