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Fockerby Hall, Garthorpe and Fockerby

Description: Fockerby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165396

OS Grid Reference: SE8469919041
OS Grid Coordinates: 484699, 419041
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6610, -0.7197

Location: Station Road Fockerby, Garthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 4RY

Locality: Garthorpe and Fockerby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN17 4RY

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Listing Text

FOCKERBY (north side)
4/15 Fockerby Hall


House. Early-mid C19 with rear wing of C18 or earlier origins. South front
of red-brown stock brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings; orange brick
to rear wing. Welsh slate roofs. L-shaped on plan: double-depth main range
with 2-room, central entrance-hall south front, and 2-room wing to rear
right. 2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical. Plinth. Entrance has step to
painted ashlar Doric doorcase with attached columns carrying entablature
with moulded cornice, hood and blocking course. Half-glazed door (8 panes
over 2 fielded panels) beneath overlight with geometric glazing bars and
margin lights in reveal. Large 16-pane sashes with projecting stone sills
beneath channelled and keyed wedge lintels. Moulded wooden cornice. Hipped
roof. Corniced side wall stacks with flush blue brick bands. Left return,
of 2 bays, has 16-pane and 4-pane ground-floor sashes, 16-pane sash and
blind window panel to first floor, all in similar surrounds to south front.
Rear wing has recessed 6-panelled door beneath brick cambered arch, flanked
by C20 casement to left and 16-pane sash to right beneath brick flat arch;
blind first-floor panel above door, with 4-pane flush sash to right. Hipped
roof, ridge and side wall stacks. Right return has round-headed stair
window with margin bars to main range, blind window panel, 16-pane sash and
4-pane sashes to rear wing. Interior. Main south range has moulded
cornices, ribbed surrounds to ceilings and basket-arched openings to
entrance hall and upper stairhall; open-well staircase with wreathed
handrail, plain stick balusters and profiled cheek-pieces. Moulded cornices
to main ground-floor and first-floor front rooms, original panelled stone or
marble chimney-pieces to 3 first-floor bedrooms; 6-fielded and 6-beaded-
panel doors in architraves. Rear wing: central ground-floor room has mid
C18 wooden chimney-piece with panelled frieze, late C17 - early C18 ovolo-
moulded spine beam with stepped tongue stop (probably reset), and 7-fielded-
panel doors. Stands on site of medieval manor house beside former River

Listing NGR: SE8469919041

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Source: English Heritage

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