Grantham House

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Grantham House
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Grantham House
Grantham House is located in Lincolnshire
Grantham House
Grantham House
Shown within Lincolnshire
General information
Town or cityGrantham
Coordinates52°54′54″N 0°38′24″W / 52.9149°N 0.6400°W / 52.9149; -0.6400
OwnerNational Trust
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated8 May 1950
Reference no.1062508 - House
1062508 - Stables
Listed Building – Grade II*
Designated20 April 1972
Reference no.1062509 - Garden Wall
House open by appointment only (see Website for details)

Grantham House is a town house, built in 1380, which is owned by the National Trust. It is located in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.[1]

The House is situated in Castlegate and its architectural features have been enhanced and remodelled several times over the centuries and include a 16th-century chimney stack, 17th century windows and an 18th-century staircase. The House and the Stables are both Grade I listed buildings and the Wall and Doorway for the riverside garden is Grade II* listed.[2][3][4] It was known as 'Hall House' in the 16th century after the Hall family who owned it and important guests during this period include Cardinal Wolsey and Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots.[5] The property is also reputed to haunted by several former residents.[6]


  1. ^ Historic England. "Grantham House (325629)". PastScape. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Grantham House  (Grade I) (1062508)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Stables, Grantham House  (Grade I) (1360263)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Garden wall,Grantham House  (Grade II*) (1062509)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  5. ^ Weir, Alison (2011). Katherine Swynford: The Story of John of Gaunt and His Scandalous Duchess. Random House. pp. 194–5. ISBN 9781446449073.
  6. ^ "Ghosts of Grantham House". 15 October 2007. Retrieved 29 June 2016.

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Coordinates: 52°54′54″N 0°38′24″W / 52.9149°N 0.6400°W / 52.9149; -0.6400