Building record MLI30249 - Caythorpe Hall


Caythorpe Hall.

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Full Description

Caythorpe Hall country house was built in 1823 and was designed by William Parsons for Col. G. Hussey Packe. It is of 2 storeys and is constructed of ashlar in five by five bay blocks, with a slate roof and an Ionic portico to the grand storey. On the south front, the central bay is slightly recessed and the end bay slightly advanced. The interior contains many original features including marble fireplaces, plaster friezes and ceilings and a remarkable cantilevered staircase with openwork iron balustrade in a stairwell lit by a glazed rectangular latern. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {1}{2}{3} The Hussey family have a long association with Caythorpe, and previously owned a medieval moated manor house which stood in the vicinity of the present house (see PRN30245). {4} A brief history of the development and ownership of the hall was detailed in May 2014, in a heritage statement produced to assess the impact of restoration works and alterations to Caythorpe Hall. The statement also included floor plans and a description of the building's layout. {5}

Sources/Archives (5)

  •  Article in Serial: Terence R. Leach. 1974. LINCOLNSHIRE HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY. -.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris, with Nicholas Antram. 1989. Buildings of England: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). p.218.
  •  Index: Department of the Environment. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 8/36.
  •  Report: South Kesteven District Council. 2009. Caythorpe and Frieston Conservation Area Appraisal. -.
  •  Report: Montague Evans. 2014. Caythorpe Hall: Planning and Heritage Statement. -.



Grid reference Centred SK 93849 48879 (26m by 36m) Surveyed

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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