THE INFIRMARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074731

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1981

Statutory Address: THE INFIRMARY, THE DRIVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE INFIRMARY, THE DRIVE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby (District Authority)

Parish: Countesthorpe

National Grid Reference: SP 56928 95602

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Details

COUNTESTHORPE

SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)

1/30 The Infirmary

21.9.81

GV II

Former infirmary built for the Countesthorpe cottage homes by the Leicester Poor Law Union in 1884. Architect I. Baradale. Brick with Welsh slate hipped roof and finials. Symmetrical facade. Central portion stepped forward is single storeyed with attic. The attic has a hipped dormer window with carved timber cheeks. 2 light casement windows. The roof is almost pyramidal with finials. On each side of the dormer is a tall brick chimney stack. The ground floor has two canted bay windows with slate roofs containing narrow sash windows. Between the bays are two narrow single light windows. Single storeyed wing to each side with hipped roofs with finials, and 4 narrow windows to each side. There is a doorway on each side adjacent to the central portion. Each has a rectangular fan light with brick arch and cambered brick head. Doors are half glazed with small panes. There are also 2 triangular slate roof louvres to each side in the roof.

Listing NGR: SP5692895602

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 188900

Legacy System: LBS

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