Woodthorpe Hall, Strubby with Woodthorpe
Description: Woodthorpe Hall
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195642
OS Grid Reference: TF4389280500
OS Grid Coordinates: 543892, 380500
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3019, 0.1578
Location: B1373, Strubby, Lincolnshire LN13 0DD
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TF 48 SW STRUBBY WITH WOODTHORPE WOODTHORPE
4/39 Woodthorpe Hall
Small country house. mid C17 with C18, mid C19 and C20
alterations. Red brick with pantile roofs and a pair of central
square ridge stacks. Parallel ranges. 2 storey with garret, 7
bay front with central half glazed door covered by C19 gabled
trellis porch, flanked by single blank opening and 2 glazing bar
sashes with cambered heads. To first floor the pattern is
repeated with a central window. All first floor openings have
flat heads. To the right is a C18 lean-to with a further glazing
bar sash. The gable ends have second floor brick bands, and are
of 4 bays with glazing bar sashes and blank openings. To the
rear is a C17 timber cross mullioned window with leaded lights,
lighting the stair. Interior retains main dogleg staircase up 3
flights of c.1680 with turned balusters, moulded handrail and
acorn knopped newels. Timber spiral back stairs. Oak pegged
clasped purlin roof. The house is set in a moated enclosure,
and was formerly the seat of the Ballett family, whose monuments
are in Strubby Church. Near the Hall stands a large ancient oak
tree said to be a landmark to navigators on the North Sea.
Listing NGR: TF4389280500
Source: English Heritage
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