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Raithby Hall, Raithby

Description: Raithby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196149

OS Grid Reference: TF3742867095
OS Grid Coordinates: 537428, 367095
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1832, 0.0551

Location: Raithby Road, Raithby, Lincolnshire PE23 4DS

Locality: Raithby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 4DS

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Listing Text

TF 36 NE
(east side)
2/34 Raithby Hall
Former small country house, seat of the Brackenbury and Rawnsley
families, now an old persons home. c.1760, extended c.1848 and
1873 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, minor C20 alterations. Red
brick in Flemish bond, ashlar and painted ashlar dressings.
Chamfered rustication to plinth, Westmorland slate roof, lead
roofs to bays. Wall stacks. 3 storey principal front,
rusticated plinth, brick first and second floor bands,
dentillated cornice, 7 bay front arranged 3:1:3, the outer triple
bays being canted to full height. Central glazed double doors
with ashlar triple pilastered surround, open dentillated
pediment, tree and lion crest over the door, flanked by 3 margin
light sashes. To first floor a central glazing bar sash is
flanked by 3 similar windows. To second floor are 7 similar
smaller windows. In the central pediment a small semi-circular
fixed light with Gothick tracery. To left a projecting C19
rectangular bay contains tall single glazing bar casements in
ashlar surrounds to each floor. On the right hand side front a
rectangular bay contains a C18 pedimented ashlar Venetian window
with scrolled brackets to either side of the head, probably
reset. Otherwise these are 4 glazing bar sashes to each floor,
with segmental heads, alternating brick and ashlar voussoirs. On
the left hand side a pair of double panelled half glazed doors
are set in a semi-circular headed ashlar surround with fluted
keyblock, broken pediment and central urn, to either side are
slightly advanced window bays with glazing bar cross mullions to
each floor, with moulded ashlar architraves, panels and segmental
pediments. The parapet above has semi-circular decoration. To
left a 9 bay 2 storey service range, the right hand half with
ashlar band, continued to the left in brick. The left hand end
has 6 panel door, to left a glazing bar sash, to right a blank
opening both with rubbed brick arched heads. Beyond again a C20
garage door. To right a further door and beyond 5 glazing bar
sashes with segmental heads. To first floor is a gabled C19
canted oriel window with glazing bar casements and 7 glazing bar
sashes and a blank opening. Interior has been fitted out in C19
with semi-circular archways and fluted pilasters. Staircase with
large turned newels and knopped balusters. Some C18 details
including moulded cornice and 6 panel doors. Plans held in the
RIBA drawings collection show proposed extensions by G. G. Scott
Jnr. c.1873 for Rev. E. Rawnsley.

Listing NGR: TF3742867095

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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