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Osgodby Manor House

Hob Uid: 348403
Location :
Lincolnshire
South Kesteven
Lenton Keisby and Osgodby
Grid Ref : TF0185028030
Summary : Medieval manor house, demolished in 1947, with contemporary formal garden features (ornamental pond and gazebo mound) still surviving as earthworks.
More information : TF 01852803 Osgodby Manor House (NR) (1)

Osgodby Hall, an Elizabethan manor house, became the seat of the
Armyne family in 1362. (2)

A chimney, is all that remains of the house which was demolished
in 1947.

The barn at TF 01872807, had three stories in 1900 but has since
been reduced to one.

To the south of the Hall three ornamental ponds and a gazebo
mound represent early formal gardens.

Published 1:2500 survey revised on AM. (3)

No change since 28 5 65. AM Survey correct. (4)

No evidence of the site of the manor house described by
authorities 1-2, was visible on air photographs.

The formal garden features, described by authority 3, were seen
as earthworks and mapped from poor quality air photographs.
Centred at TF 0195 2789 is a group of four rectangular ponds,
varying in size from 10m-40m in length. North of the ponds, at
TF 0194 2800, is a circular mound, 10m in diameter, described by
authority 3 as a gazebo mound.
(Morph No. LI.813.5.1-5)

This description is based on data from the RCHME MORPH2 database.
(5)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1958
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Little Guide Lincs 1924 193 (J C Cox)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 28-MAY-65
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 RSC 24-AUG-77
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Yvonne Boutwood/09-FEB-1996/RCHME: Lincolnshire NMP
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Manor House, Formal Garden, Ornamental Pond, Mound
Evidence : Destroyed Monument, Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Lincolnshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 33744
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : MORPH2
External Cross Reference Number : LI.813.5
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TF 02 NW 4
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TF 02 NW 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-05-28
End Date : 1965-05-28
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: LINCOLNSHIRE NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1992-07-01
End Date : 1997-03-01