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Rauceby Hall (South Rauceby Hall) (Parhamdam Cottage)

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier house, together with Parhamdam village, was demolished circa 1840 and replaced with the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Anthony Peacock-Willson

    House & Family History: During World War II the house was requisitioned by the Royal Air Force and occupied by German prisoners of war, who worked at the local hospital.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The estate today stands at approximately 2,000 acres.

  • Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1841
    Designed: House for Anthony Peacock-Willson

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 82, 1852.

  • Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Hoare family; here since 1982.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Adlard Welby. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Anthony Peacock-Willson, 19th century. Cracroft-Amcott family, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access to Grounds Only

    Phone: 01529-488-597

    Awards: English Heritage architectural award for staircase glass cupola

    Historic Houses Member: No