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The Hall, Braceby and Sapperton

Description: The Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 193226

OS Grid Reference: TF0186333944
OS Grid Coordinates: 501863, 333944
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8933, -0.4873

Location: Sapperton, Lincolnshire NG34 0TB

Locality: Braceby and Sapperton
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 0TB

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Listing Text


6/11 The Hall [Formerly listed
as Sapperton Manor House
19.2.52 and barn (now garage)]


Small country house; possibly C16 with C17 and C18 alterations and additions
and minor C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings, collyweston slate, slate and plain tiled roofs with stone coped
gables and saddleback ridge piece, with 2 moulded ridge stacks. T-plan.
2 storey with attics with long main front having irregular fenestration and
much evidence of different phases with four clear vertical building lines. An
off centre C19 four panelled door with timber lintel. To the right a single
light and a blocked opening, to the left one 2-light mullioned and two 3-light
mullioned windows and a further 3 light timber casement set partly in a higher
blocked opening which has its cornice still intact. Above are two 3-light and
one 2-light mullioned windows, one single light and a 2-light timber casement
and lintel. All C17 mullions are ovolo, some restored, and all have cornices
over. In the plain tiled roof are 2 small dormers with sloping roofs. The
side front has a 2 bay wing with slate roof, added in c.1700 and the projecting
gabled one bay end of the main front. The rear wing consists of three 2-light
C20 stone mullion windows and a C20 door. The projecting wing has one C17
4-light mullioned window with cornice and in the gable a C20 2-light timber
casement in C17 opening. The rear of the projecting wing has 2 C17 3-light
mullion windows. The rear has a collyweston slate roof, a door opening with
4 centre head and cornice now blocked by later glazing bar sash, and 2 further
3 light mullion windows above. The interior has a large inglenook fireplace
in the entrance hall and a further C17 stone fireplace in the Hall, said to
have come from the first floor. In the rear Drawing Room is a C18 fitted
corner cupboard. The C17 butt purlin roof is largely intact.

Listing NGR: TF0186333944

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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