Hainton

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Coordinates: 53°20′35″N 0°13′23″W / 53.342923°N 0.223086°W / 53.342923; -0.223086

Hainton
Hainton Church - geograph.org.uk - 186087.jpg
St Mary's Church, Hainton
Hainton is located in Lincolnshire
Hainton
Hainton
 Hainton shown within Lincolnshire
Population 121 (2001)
OS grid reference TF183843
    - London 125 mi (201 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Market Rasen
Postcode district LN8
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Louth and Horncastle
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Lincolnshire

Hainton is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A157 road, 10 miles (16 km) west from Louth and 5 miles (8 km) south-east from Market Rasen.

Hainton is listed in the 1086 Domesday Book as "Haintone", with 9 villagers, 2 smallholders, 1 freeman, and a 100 acres (0.4 km2) of meadow, and given over to Ilbert of Lacy as Lord of the Manor.[1]

The village is the site of a Medieval settlement, with evidence of earthworks indicating a ridge and furrow field system and crofts.[2]

In 1885 Kelly's Directory recorded a now listed school[3] built by G. F. Heneage in 1846. Agricultural production in the 2,306 acres (9.33 km2) acre parish was chiefly wheat, barley, oats and turnips.[4]

Church[edit]

Hainton Grade I listed Anglican church is dedicated to St Mary. A parish church originating in the 11th century, with changes in the 13th and refurbishment in the 14th, it was possibly re-modelled by Capability Brown in 1763.[5] It was restored by Edward James Willson in 1848 who retained early Norman lower stages of the tower and Early English nave arcades.[6][7]

Cox states: "The church (St Mary) is of much interest, especially for its monuments".[6] Monuments and effigies to the Heneage family date back to the 15th century, and are set within the north chapel off the chancel.[7]

Hainton Hall[edit]

Hainton Hall has been the seat of the Heneage family since the reign of Henry III.[6] It is set in a park of 145 acres (0.59 km2), landscaped by Capability Brown about 1763.[7] The present hall was built in 1638 with later additions,[8] and a rebuilding and raising of the west wing, and the facing of the whole house in stucco, by Peter Atkinson in 1809. A porch was added by William Burn in 1875.[7] Behind the south front are Georgian interiors. The main interior hall, of two-story height with staircase to an upper landing, has plasterwork in Rococo style. The Morning Room has ceiling patterns perhaps by James Gibbs.[7]

In 1838 Thomas Moule noted ancestral family portraits at the Hall, particularly one of Sir Thomas Heneage, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to Queen Elizabeth.[9]

In the estate grounds is the Roman Catholic chapel of St Francis De Sales, now Grade II listed, designed by Willson.[10][11] Erected in 1836 by G. H. Heneage, it was dedicated to Heneage's late wife.[4]

The estate holds a listed 1807 stuccoed stable block,[12] perhaps the work of Atkinson, and several 1836 estate cottages, the work of William Danby.[7]

The Heneage family were raised to the Baronetcy in 1896.[13][14] In 1967, on the death of Thomas Robert Heneage, the title became extinct.[15]

Amenities[edit]

Hainton public house is the Heneage Arms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hainton in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 16 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Hainton". National Monuments Record, English Heritage. Retrieved 16 August 2011
  3. ^ English Heritage. "School and Schoolmaster's House (1359970)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2011 .
  4. ^ a b Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire with the port of Hull 1885, pp. 463, 464
  5. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Mary (1147298)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2011 .
  6. ^ a b c Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire pp. 515, 152; Methuen & Co. Ltd
  7. ^ a b c d e f Pevsner, Nikolaus; Harris, John; The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire pp. 262, 263; Penguin (1964); revised by Nicholas Antram in 1989, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09620-8
  8. ^ English Heritage. "Hainton Hall (1063102)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2011 .
  9. ^ Moule, Thomas; The english counties delineated, Volume 2, p. 216; London, George Virtue (1838). Retrieved 16 August 2011
  10. ^  Waterhouse, Paul (1885–1900). "Willson, Edward James". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 
  11. ^ English Heritage. "Chapel of St Francis De Sales (1308552)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2011 .
  12. ^ English Heritage. "Stable Block to Hainton Hall (1147323)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2011 .
  13. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Edward Heneage, 1st Baron Heneage". The Peerage. [unreliable source], thePeerage.com. Retrieved 16 August 2011
  14. ^ The London Gazette: no. 26747. p. 3382. 9 June 1896. Retrieved 16 August 2011
  15. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Thomas Robert Heneage, 3rd Baron Heneage". The Peerage. [unreliable source], thePeerage.com. Retrieved 16 August 2011

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