Branston Hall

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Branston Hall

Branston Hall is a country house in the village of Branston, Lincolnshire, England. The hall, a Grade II listed building,[1] is set in 88 acres (3.56 square kilometres) of wooded parkland and lakes.

Originally commissioned as the family seat of the Melville family, the house became an RAF hospital during the Second World War, and by the 1930s a sanatorium run by Lindsey County Council.[2][3][4] It lay derelict in the 1970s and 1980s, underwent restoration and conversion into a retirement home in the late 1980s, and is now restored and converted into a hotel.

Designed by John Macvicar Anderson in 1885, the house was built in Elizabethan Revival style for Lord Vere Bertie.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b English Heritage. "Branston Hall and Outbuildings (1317238)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 March 2013 .
  2. ^ "Branston, Branston Hall Hospital c.1965". Francis Frith. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "The History of Branston Hall and The Ghost of Branston Hall". Rod Collins. 20 November 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1933, p.103

Coordinates: 53°11′39″N 0°28′57″W / 53.19417°N 0.48250°W / 53.19417; -0.48250