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 city Grantham
Country England
Coordinates 52°54′54″N 0°38′24″W / 52.9149°N 0.6400°W / 52.9149; -0.6400
Completed 1380
Owner National Trust
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated 8 May 1950
Reference no. 1062508 - House
1062508 - Stables
Listed Building – Grade II*
Designated 20 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]


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