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ALLEXTON HALL

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.

Name: ALLEXTON HALL

List entry Number: 1061660

Location

ALLEXTON HALL

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Allexton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190903

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ALLEXTON SK 80 SW

1/1 Allexton Hall 19.10.51 II Country house. Late C16/C17 with large additions of 1904. Additions by William J. Shearburn for George Pauling. Fine coursed squared stone with quoins and Collyweston slate, part parapetted, roof with various moulded stone valley and end stacks. Stone dressings, moulded string course, and stone coped shouldered gables. 2½ storeys in Jacobean style. Entrance front has projecting facing gable on either end. That to right is original range, which faces right and has on 1st floor 3 12/12 sash windows (that to right has 2-light casement instead of lower sash). On ground floor are 3 3-light stone mullion and transom windows and, centre left, a 2 leaved door. 4-centred arch and 3-light stone mullion overlight. On left end (entrance front right gable), a 3-light stone mullion and transom window on both floors and 3-light stone mullion attic window, the upper 2 with hood moulds. On inner return a 3-light mullion and transom window with hood mould. The centre of entrance front has gable with finials and large projecting porch with diagonal buttresses and 3-light on either side. 2 leaved door with 4-centred arch. On right a gabled and canted side porch and 6-panelled door within. To left a 3-light stone mullion and transom window. On 1st floor a similar 3-light either side 4-light with French window. Gable with finials over. Left gable on entrance front has a ground floor 1-light either side projecting stack. On left side is the garden front, the left hand section set back. 3 2 storey 6-light canted stone bays and further windows and part-glazed door. Extending from right corner of entrance front a stone wall linking house with 2 c1904 1 storey outbuildings to either side and in front of right side (original range). Between these a stone wall with central higher 4-centred archway. In original range roof are original tie-beam trusses and purlins. Architect and date from building accounts kept at house.

Listing NGR: SK8141900391

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National Grid Reference: SK 81419 00391

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