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Doddington Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Doddington and Whisby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2202 / 53°13'12"N

Longitude: -0.6536 / 0°39'13"W

OS Eastings: 489992

OS Northings: 370083

OS Grid: SK899700

Mapcode National: GBR DLF.3L7

Mapcode Global: WHGJ3.XBX5

Plus Code: 9C5X68CW+3G

Entry Name: Doddington Hall

Listing Date: 22 December 1983

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192248

ID on this website: 101164612

Location: Doddington, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN6

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Doddington and Whisby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Doddington

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Doddington Hall

Country house. Built between 1593 and 1600 for Thomas Taylor, the Bishop of Lincoln's Recorder, by Robert Smythson. Brick with stone dressings, ashlar quoins and moulded bands between floors and above parapet. Leaded hipped roof and lead down pipes, plain circular cylindrical chimneys of rubbed brick. Three-storey. H-plan. East, entrance front, 9 bays with single bay projections at both ends, staircase towers in the returns and central projecting porch rising full height, all topped with octagonal stone cupolas with leaded roofs. Main doorway has semi-circular headed opening with stone surround of columns supporting entablature topped with strapwork gable and small obelisks. All windows are transom and mullioned with iron casements, mostly of 4 lights. West, garden front, almost identical though of 7 bays, with chimneys rising through all 3 storeys replacing 2 bays. The same projecting central doorway though with less decorated surround. Internally most of the rooms were re-modelled in the early C18, containing very fine architectural fireplaces, some with good quality panelling, especially on the staircase and in the Brown Parlour.

Listing NGR: SK8999270083

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