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BLABY 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: BLABY HALL

List entry Number: 1074760

Location

BLABY HALL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blaby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188874

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Details

BLABY

SP59 NE CHURCH STREET (South Side)

1/4 Blaby Hall

11.10.78

GV II

Country House. 1838 but on site of earlier house of 1727, possibly incorporating some of its features. Stucco over brick, with Welsh slate roofs. Jacobean style. Entrance front is 2 storeyed and 5 bays, the central bay projecting. From it springs a squared entrance porch with recessed doorway flanked by single light windows. 5 light mullioned and transomed window above. Frieze, and decorated Dutch gable. Outer bays have 4 light mullioned and transomed windows. All opening have lugged architraves. Double string course, quoins on all angles, modillion eaves cornice. Hipped Welsh slate roof. Axial stacks with polygonal shafts. South elevation is of 2 bays, then a wing recessed behind a courtyard. North elevation of 7 bays with central Dutch gable, containing round arched doorway now window with grotesque keystone. Other windows are 4 lights with mullions and transoms and lugged architraves. 2 coped gabled dormers above. Single storey bay to left linked to main block by large moulded volute. Plain marble fireplaces inside, meagre staircase reputably a survival from the earlier house. Heavy roof trusses also possibly retained from earlier building.

Listing NGR: SP5704497754

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National Grid Reference: SP5704497754

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