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Bay Hall, Benington

Description: Bay Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191920

OS Grid Reference: TF3937046387
OS Grid Coordinates: 539370, 346387
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9967, 0.0752

Location: Hall Lane, Benington, Lincolnshire PE22 0DX

Locality: Benington
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE22 0DX

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/6 Bay Hall

19.11.51 II*

Former house, now store. c.1700 with later C18 addition and
alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, flat roof hidden behind
parapet and pantile roof. 3 storey, 5 by 5 bay box, having
plinth with ashlar coping, first and second floor and parapet
bands, ashlar coping to parapet. Central 6 panel door with
Gothick fanlight in rectangular surround. A later pedimented
doorcase is on site but removed from the building. Pairs of
flush cross mullioned oak casements flank the door. To first
floor are 5 similar windows. To second floor 5 smaller 2 light
openings, some blocked. All openings have splayed flat rubbed
brick arches. The right hand 5 bay side has 2 fenestrated bays
with an additional one on the ground floor, the remaining bays
are blank. The left hand side is of 3 bays. The rear is of 3
bays with a single stone mullioned 2 light basement light with
above a tall dropped cross mullioned stair light flanked by
single cross mullioned windows. To second floor are 3 two light
windows, partly blocked. To the left of the main front is a
lower 2 bay 2 storey late C18 service range with pantile roof
having stone coped gable, having a half glazed door with
overlight, to left a C20 casement. To first floor is a plain
sash and a 2 light C20 casement. All openings have segmental
brick heads. Interior. Dogleg staircase with turned balusters,
dado panelling, set under late C18 stair arches. Deep moulded
cornices to principal rooms. Some dado panelling, shutters,
contemporary doors, cupboards, and eared fireplace surrounds. A
town house form, set down in open countryside.

Listing NGR: TF3937046387

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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