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Grantham House, Grantham

Description: Grantham House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 192913

OS Grid Reference: SK9155136151
OS Grid Coordinates: 491551, 336151
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9150, -0.6399

Location: Castle Gate, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6SS

Locality: Grantham
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG31 6SS

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Grantham House
SK 9136 SE 10/7

Dating from C14, remodelled and added to in C16 (chimney stack dated 1574).
South front redesigned circa 1735. 2-storey with attics; stone; stone slate
and slate roof. South front good symmetrically designed elevation incorporating
some middle C17 windows. North front retaining many C16 features. Inside
panelled rooms of various dates, good middle C18 staircase etc. traces of
C16 work. Once called Hall Place, after Hall family who occupied house in
C16 and C18 occupied by members of Cust family. Recently handed over to
National Trust. Drawing room fireplace from a demolished house of the period
in Newark. Home of Arthur Hall, Elizabethan translator of "Iliad".
Photograph in N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SK9155136151

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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