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Description: Caynton Hall
The Garden House
The Small House
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255158
OS Grid Reference: SJ7781002952
OS Grid Coordinates: 377810, 302952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6239, -2.3292
SJ 70 SE BECKBURY C.P. CAYNTON ROAD.
5/42 Caynton Hall, The Small
House and the Garden
Country house and service wings, now divided into 3 properties. Late C18/
early C19 with later additions and alterations. Caynton Hall Stucco
rendered, low pitched hipped slate roof, wide spreading eaves supported
on wooden brackets. 2 storeys; 7 bays with projecting centre bow, glazing
bar sashes to first floor with sills; main central entrance approached
under bowed semi-circular colonnade of 2 antae and 6 Tuscan columns
with slight antasis; 2 rendered stacks behind ridge, projection to left
may be a later addition; 2 projecting 2 storeyed bows to garden front.
Contemporary detached office blocks to the left and right (now The Garden
House and The Small House respectively) connected to the main house by
blind 6 bay arcades with a moulded entablature above, which extends
across the entrance colonnade; second bay from centre on each side has a
round headed glazing bar sash window. The Garden House) altered and
extended to for an L shaped house in C20 Regency style. The Small House;
stucco rendered on brick plinth with low pitched hipped slate roof, brick
modillion eaves cornice, rendered ridge stack. 2 storeys, 3 bays, glazing
bar sashes, single hung on first floor, tripartite in recesses to ground;
entrance to left in recess, 6 panel door in re-modelled doorcase with
rectangular overlight. The house is said to have been built between 1775
and 1780 by William Yonge, who had made his fortune in the Southern States
of America. D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe.(1980) p.82.
Listing NGR: SJ7781002952
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Source: English Heritage
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