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Casewick Hall, Uffington

Description: Casewick Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 194612

OS Grid Reference: TF0768309015
OS Grid Coordinates: 507683, 309015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6682, -0.4090

Location: Casewick, Uffington, Lincolnshire PE9 4RX

Locality: Uffington
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 4RX

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Listing Text


9/227 Casewick Hall

G.V. I

Country house, now divided into 3 units, and attached wall with
gateway. Medieval house remodelled substantially early Cl7 by
Trollope family, altered late C17, refronted 1786-88 by William
Legge of Stamford in Gothick style. Coursed and ashlar banded
limestone rubble, squared limestone rubble, ashlar, ashlar
quoins, dressings. Collyweston slate roofs with lead dressings,
some hipped, some with stone coped gables. Originally a medieval
hall block, with early Cl7 cross wing parlour block to the south
and garden front of 1785 by William Legge. Ashlar, having raised
stepped coped gables with large ridge and valley finials, to each
end, 2 triple valley stacks, 2 double ridge stacks, a single wall
stack, all with moulded cornices. 2 storey plus attics, 15 bay
front arranged 2:2:2:3:2:2:2, the middle 3 bays being slightly
advanced and gabled. The front has a plain plinth, moulded
string course and over the centre 7 bays an embattled parapet
with blank pointed niches to the merlons and lozenges to the
embrasures. Central half glazed double doors with pointed
Gothick overlight, flanked by single pointed Gothick sashes.
These openings have moulded hoods on ashlar triple shafts. Above
is a plain frieze and cornice. To either side are 6 windows. In
the upper part of the centre bay are 3 further pointed sashes,
the taller central window with an ogee hood and crockets and
there are pinnacles to the flanking triple shafts. To either
side are 6 windows. All windows have flush moulded ashlar
surrounds and 6 paned sashes, the upper 3 panes having delicate
pointed lights. In the paired end gables are 3 three light ovolo
moulded mullioned windows with Gothick lights, having moulded
hoods. The south front on the right hand side is early Cl7 of 4
bays with chamfered plinth, 2 cyma moulded string courses and
embattled parapet. To the lower floors are 4 four light ovolo
moulded mullioned and transomed windows. In the roof are 4
gabled through eaves dormers each having a 3 light mullioned
window with continuous moulded hood. Beyond is a single storey
3 bay 1785 addition with moulded cornice and embattled parapet
having 3 tall pointed sashes in reused moulded openings. To the
north side is a wall with plain copings with a reset moulded Cl7
doorhead with cornice above which is a pierced strapwork shaped
gablette, having side scrolls with obelisks, oval opening above
which is a cartouche bearing "AK ER" "AD 1651". The doorway
containsa C18 wrought iron gate with scrolled oval centre panel
andrunning scrolled rails. Rear wing in banded and coursed
limestone contains 2 two light Cl7 mullioned windows with
cornices and 3 late Cl7 wooden cross mullioned leaded casements.
This contained kitchen and brewhouse. Interior. A room in the
eastern half of the Jacobean range contains unusual Cl7 panelling
of long boards divided by moulded styles, apparently formerly in
the butlers bedroom. The late C18 details include fine marble
chimney piece in the dining room with neo-classical reliefs and
one in the drawing room with a frieze of female figures, possibly
by Edward Bingham of Peterborough. Doors, doorcases and friezes
are in the Adam style. The library has cases in grained wood
with gilt ornaments. Owned by Edward Heron in 1595, sold to
William Trollope in 1621, in C19 the 7th Baronet was created Lord
Kesteven. Sold and converted to 3 units in 1980s.

Listing NGR: TF0768309015

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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