This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SK 5805 LEICESTER ABBEY PARK ROAD (South West side) 718/4/10090 No.1 West Lodge at main entrance To Abbey Park
Lodge. 1882. Designed by James Tait. Red brick with ashlar dressings and timber-framing. Plain tile hipped roofs with 2 reduced brick stacks. EXTERIOR: Single storey plus attics. Park front has projecting off-centre gabled wing with3-light casement, above jettied timber-framing with 6-light casement window. Set back to left a single light casement, then beyond a single external stack. North-west front has central square bay window with 5-light transom and mullion window and single side lights, above 5-light mullion window with single side lights and topped with battlements. To left, set back corner porch with segment arched doorway with panelled door. Street front has central projecting square bay with 3-light window, and above timber-framed upper floor with 5 single light casement windows with pargeting panels above. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SK5891505833
© Mr Peter M Small. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Small, Peter M
Rights Holder: Small, Peter M
Ashlar, Brick, Tile, Timber, Victorian Jettied House, Monument (By Form), Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Lodge