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Nocton
 
Nocton Hall
Nocton Hall
Nocton Hall

Sir William Ellys built a house here in the late seventeenth century; it was E-shaped with large projecting wings and turrets.

Frederick Robinson, first Earl of Ripon, and one time Prime Minister, was the owner of Nocton Hall when it was destroyed by fire in 1834.

Photograph taken in 1978

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

Nocton, Hall, William Ellys, Frederick Robinson, Earl of Ripon
Nocton, All Saints
Nocton, All Saints
Nocton, All Saints

Built of Ancaster stone in Early English style by George Gilbert Scott for the Countess of Ripon in 1860-63.

The steeple is in the north-west corner with porch below.

March 2016

Nocton, All Saints, George Gilbert Scott, Countess of Ripon
Nocton, All Saints, boot scraper
Nocton, All Saints, boot scraper
Nocton, All Saints, boot scraper

A quirky and charming boot scraper at the church entrance, presumably a detail of Scott's design of the 1860s.

March 2016

Nocton, All Saints church, boot scraper
Nocton, All Saints, door
Nocton, All Saints, door
Nocton, All Saints, door

Detail of the foliage at the head of the shafts alongside the NW porch entrance.

March 2016

Nocton, All Saints, door
Nocton, All Saints, porch
Nocton, All Saints, porch
Nocton, All Saints, porch

The fine south porch.

March 2016

Nocton, All Saints porch
Nocton, All Saints, windows
Nocton, All Saints, windows
Nocton, All Saints, windows

A pair of windows in the south chapel with plate tracery in Early English style.

March 2016

Nocton, windows All Saints