BLABY HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074760

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1978

Statutory Address: BLABY HALL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BLABY HALL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby (District Authority)

Parish: Blaby

National Grid Reference: SP5704497754

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 188874

Legacy System: LBS

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