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THE INFIRMARY

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: THE INFIRMARY

List entry Number: 1074731

Location

THE INFIRMARY, THE DRIVE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Countesthorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188900

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SP 56928 95602

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