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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.


List entry Number: 1074805


Inglewood, 32, Ratcliffe Road, Leicester, LE2 3TD

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


District: City of Leicester

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188782

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 31/07/2018

718/18/321 RATCLIFFE ROAD No.32, Inglewood

(Formerly listed as Inglewood, RATCLIFFE ROAD) 31-JAN-02

II* House with coach house and stabling range. 1892 by Ernest Gimson for himself. Red brick. Steep-pitched Swithland slate roof with gabled ends with stone coping. Tall narrow gabled projection front and rear. Two storeys and attic.

Tall sashes or casements with glazing bars in segmental arched openings. Road elevation roof slopes down to first floor with plain door. Garden elevation two splayed bay windows of sashes, one single storey the other two storeys (of c.1935 by William Keay) with decorated lead frieze below first floor windows. Brick chimney stacks.

INTERIOR. The fine interior includes staircase hall with panelling and staircase with stick balustrade from ground floor to attic. Dining Room with panelling and C17 style plasterwork to ceiling beams and frieze. Stone fireplace. Drawing room with panelled chimney breast and austere C18 style fireplace. Bedrooms on first floor and in attic have complete set of fireplaces with austere stone surrounds and very unusual cast-iron grates in late C18 style. Original doors and door furniture overall.

Stabling has accommodation for groom with fireplaces, one with range.

A fine house by this eminent Arts and Crafts architect with virtually unaltered interior retaining many features of interest.

Listing NGR: SK6048901836

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National Grid Reference: SK 60489 01836


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