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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1061538



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Willoughby Waterleys

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Apr-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191218

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WILLOUGHBY WATERLEYS MAIN STREET (East Side) SP59 SE 4/70 The Old Rectory (previously listed as The Leys) 11.1.55

GV II* House. Circa 1740. Brick, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeyed, with attic and 5 bays symmetrically arranged with central doorway in moulded wood architrave which has a flat canopy on consoles. The door itself has glazed upper lights with heavy astragals. Windows are now 4-light sashes, and have moulded wood architraves and flat splayed finely gauged brick heads with painted keystones. Projecting painted stringcourse. Stone coping to parapet with roof recessed, and having 3 dormers, alternately steeply triangular and segmental. Double pile plan formerly with 3 windows in side elevation though 2 lower lights are blocked, one to form a lancet doorway, and one upper window also blocked. Those that remain are 2-light casements with transoms. Inside fine contemporary staircase with 3 balusters to a tread, alternately turned and twisted. Plasterwork cornices.

Listing NGR: SP5752492458

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National Grid Reference: SP 57524 92458


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