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Walcot Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.6789 / 53°40'44"N

Longitude: -0.6724 / 0°40'20"W

OS Eastings: 487786

OS Northings: 421093

OS Grid: SE877210

Mapcode National: GBR RTRW.6Y

Mapcode Global: WHGFS.NS0J

Plus Code: 9C5XM8HH+H2

Entry Name: Walcot Hall

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440982

Location: Alkborough, North Lincolnshire, DN15

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Alkborough

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Alkborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

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1/7 Walcot Hall


Small country house. Mid-late C18 for Thomas Goulton; early C19
alterations, including entrance porch; central section lowered to 2 storeys
and west front demolished c1964. Originally H-shaped on plan, 5 x 5 bays,
with 3-bay central section flanked by projecting canted end-bays to north
and south fronts, and central entrance hall front to east. Surviving
section comprises east front with 2 bays of former central section to rear.
East front: 2 storeys, 2:1:2 bays with central bay breaking forward and end
bays canted at returns. Plinth. Doric porch has 4 fluted columns with
carved capitals supporting full entablature and cornice with triglyphs,
guttae and mutules. Glazed 2-leaf door with 5 panes above single panels
have similarly glazed sidelights beneath a plain stucco lintel. 12-pane
sashes with projecting cills and flat rubbed brick arches, 3-course brick
first floor band. First floor has pairs of similar windows to side bays and
a tripartite window over entrance with central 12-pane sash and sidelights
divided by fluted pilasters. Canted returns have similar 12-pane sashes to
each face. Stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice; central bay has
slightly raised stone-coped parapet. Hipped roof. Pair of stacks to rear.
Interior. Entrance hall: plaster frieze with alternating fluted panels and
gilded urns, pair of fluted pilasters flanking opening to stair hall to
rear. 3-flight open well staircase supported on tapered columns has ramped
and wreathed handrail and pairs of column-on-vase balusters with square
knops to each tread. Ground floor left saloon: moulded dado rail, dentilled
cornice, chimneypiece with fluted pilasters and urns flanking fluted frieze.
Ground floor right saloon: moulded dado rail, dentilled cornice, later C19
marble chimneypiece. Library to rear left: moulded cornice, chimneypiece
with fluted frieze and dentilled cornice. First floor hall has pilasters
and cornice similar to ground floor hall; window over entrance with
pilasters between lights is flanked by fluted pilasters supporting a moulded
segmental arch. Architraves, fielded-panel doors and window shutters
throughout. N. Pevsner and J. Harris, The Buildings of England :
Lincolnshire, 1978, 168. Drawing by C. Nattes, 1794, Banks Collection,
Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: SE8778621093

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