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Kettlethorpe
 
Kettlethorpe Hall
Kettlethorpe Hall
Kettlethorpe Hall

The medieval house on this site was occupied by Katherine Swynford.

The eighteenth century house shown in this drawing, dated 1793, by Nattes for Sir Joseph Banks was demolished in the mid-1800s.

More details about this house and its owners can be found in T R Leach and R Pacey's book, 'Lost Lincolnshire Country Houses: Volume 2', published by SLHA.  Buy a copy.

Kettlethorpe, Hall, Katherine Swynford, Nattes
Kettlethorpe Hall
Kettlethorpe Hall
Kettlethorpe Hall

The present Kettlethorpe Hall was built for Weston Cracroft Amcotts of Hackthorn in the 1863.

T R Leach Collection, 1972

Kettlethorpe, Hall, Weston Cracroft Amcotts
Kettlethorpe Hall, porch
Kettlethorpe Hall, porch
Kettlethorpe Hall, porch

The porch entrance, the Amcotts family arms above.

T R Leach Collection, 1972

Kettlethorpe, Hall, Amcotts
Kettlethorpe, St Peter & St Paul
Kettlethorpe, St Peter & St Paul
Kettlethorpe, St Peter & St Paul

Kettlethorpe was the home of the Swynford family, most famous for Katherine who married John of Gaunt.

St Peter and St Paul church has a medieval tower, whilst the main body of the church dates from 1806 with windows of 1895.


Mark Acton, 2008

Kettlethorpe, St Peter and St Paul church, Katherine Swynford, John of Gaunt,