Description: South Rauceby Hall
Date Listed: 27 September 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 192739
OS Grid Reference: TF0286745883
OS Grid Coordinates: 502867, 345883
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0004, -0.4686
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TF 04 NW SOUTH RAUCEBY Off TOM LANE
2/104 South Rauceby Hall
Country House. 1842, some minor C20 alterations. By William Burn for A.
Peacock Wilson in Jacobethan style. Limestone ashlar with pecked and plain
finishes, slate roofs with raised stone coped gables and obelisk finials. 6
banks of square and octagonal wall and ridge stacks with moulded cornices.
T-plan. 2 storey irregular 6 bay front with plinth, moulded string course
and cornice with pierced parapet to the right. The entry bay is advanced
and gabled with to the left a further advanced bay and an octagonal tower
with ogee lead roof. To right is a rectangular bay. Off centre double 6
panelled doors with panelled semi circular top set in an arch with moulded
head, imposts and key block. Covered by an elaborate surround with engaged
Doric columns supporting a plain frieze with strapwork armorial cartouche
and urns. To left is a C20 4 panelled door in a former window opening and
beyond are 2 three light windows and a 4 panelled door to the angle tower.
To right are single tall 3 and 4 light windows. To the first floor are 4
three light windows, a 4 light window and a 2 light window. All openings
have chamfered ashlar surrounds and the windows have chamfered mullions and
transoms. To left the projecting service block has 2 matching 2 light
windows. To left rear is the former stable court and trap houses. There are
5 sets of double planked doors beneath segmental arches with flush panelled
doors and glazing bar sashes to the flanking service ranges, all under
segmental arches with plain chamfered surrounds. Interior retains the
original marble chimneypieces in a variety of C18 and foreign styles. The
dogleg staircase has single C17 style twisted balusters to each tread, and
above is a C18 style oval glazing bar skylight. The panelled doors have
wooden cornices and the panelled hall has a stencilled ceiling.
Listing NGR: TF0286745883
Source: English Heritage
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