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Little Grimsby Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Brackenborough with Little Grimsby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4024 / 53°24'8"N

Longitude: -0.0059 / 0°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 532668

OS Northings: 391364

OS Grid: TF326913

Mapcode National: GBR XYD3.J1

Mapcode Global: WHHJL.WQCZ

Plus Code: 9C5XCX2V+XJ

Entry Name: Little Grimsby Hall

Listing Date: 9 September 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195338

ID on this website: 101063121

Location: Little Grimsby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Brackenborough with Little Grimsby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Fotherby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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7/31 Little Grimsby

Small country house. c.1700 with minor C19 addition of billiard
room. Red brick with orange brick quoins, window reveals and
heads, painted stone dressings. Deeply hipped plain tiled roof,
2 wall stacks. 2 storey with attics 7 bay front arranged 2:3:2,
the central 3 bays being slightly advanced. Plinth, moulded
first floor band, moulded and dentillated wooden eaves cornice.
Central 8 panelled door up 4 steps, with bolection moulded stone
surround and fluted brackets supporting a broken scrolled
pediment with plain terminals, flanked by 3 tall glazing bar
sashes. To first floor are 7 similar windows. All windows have
segmental brick heads with keyblocks. To roof are 3 dormers, the
central one having segmental pediment, the others triangular, all
with glazing bar sashes. Interior. Front left hand room has
dentillated cornice, fireplace with roccoco surround and ornate
mantle, flanked by semi-circular headed niches. Full height
deeply moulded panelling. The entrance hall has full height
polished panelling with Doric pilasters and triglyph friezes to
each of the 4 sides. The floor is stone flagged, diamond set.
The staircase, a broad dogleg, has 3 knopped balusters to the
tread comprising a central fluted baluster, flanked by twisted
balusters. The moulded handrail is ramped and terminates on a
fluted newel. The open string has elaborately carved panels and
the stair has dado panelling. The first floor has a central
drawing room with full height panelling and fine roccoco plaster
ceiling. All first floor bedrooms have full height panelling.
The house was almost certainly built for Captain John Nelthorpe,
and the Ross Papers mention that Little Grimsby Hall was built
during Queen Anne's reign. Source: Ross Papers Vol VI. During
the 1920s the house was occupied by the first English Lady MP,
Mrs. Wintringham, MP for Louth.

Listing NGR: TF3266891364

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