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Harmston Hall Hospital, Harmston

Description: Harmston Hall Hospital

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192210

OS Grid Reference: SK9699462141
OS Grid Coordinates: 496994, 362141
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1476, -0.5512

Location: Chapel Lane, Harmston, Lincolnshire LN5 9TB

Locality: Harmston
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN5 9TB

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Listing Text

Harmston Hall Hospital

Country house, now a hospital administrative block. Built 1710, dated on rainwater
head, for Sir George Thorold, 1775 Samuel Thorold had tall north front
added, but this was demolished in 1892, and new front built in same style as original
house. South front restored, and extended to east and west at the same time. Ashlar
on plinth with raised quoins and a band at first floor level. Deep wooden bracketed
eases cornice under slate hipped roof with 7 groups of ashlar stacks. Two-storey over
basement, with attic above. South front, early C18, 7 bay section has slightly
projecting 3 bay section with pediment above containing oval window. Outer bays
slightly more widely spaced. Six basement mullioned windows. Six sash windows on
ground floor and 7 sashes above, all segment-headed with bolection moulded surrounds,
single C20 window frame and various C18 and C19 glazing bar sashes. Central doorway
is approached up 6 steps and over bridge with wrought iron balustrade. Door surround
of panelled pilasters, topped with scroll brackets supporting open curved pediment.
Double glazed doors with rectangular overlight. Two pedimented dormers above. Four
bay section to east has 7 glazing bar sash windows with flat heads and 3 pedimented
dormers above. Single bay set well back to west with 2 glazing bar sash windows and a
pedimented dormer. West front. Three recessed basement and 3 ground floor sashes in
curved bay window, 2 sashes topped pediment containing oval window. North front.
Twelve bays in all, 3 bays to west and 6 to east with projecting entrance bays
between. Late C19 interiors with fine coloured marble fireplace in the hall.

Listing NGR: SK9699462141

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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