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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: 1075038



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Grimston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Mar-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190211

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GRIMSTON SHOBY SK 62 SE Shoby Priory (formerly 4/275 listed as Priory 14.7.53 Farmhouse)

GV II House, formerly farmhouse. Early C16 and early C17 extended and partly encased in brick late C19 and attend C20. Coursed squared ironstone with limestone dressings, hipped C20 ridged tile roof, brick ridge stack and one stone lateral stack with brick flue. L plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Main front facing garden has large projecting lateral stack to left. All walling to right of stack is of red brick. C20 door to left of centre with overlight and Tudor-arched head. Shallow cross wing projects to right of centre with canted bay window to ground floor and 3-light casement window to 1st floor with hood mould. Small 1-light window to left of door, C20 window to ground floor right and 3-light casements to 1st floor. Wing which projects to rear left is oldest part of house and has large 5-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to ground floor of left side elevation with Transom. Interior: Large open fireplace with chamfer and Tudor-arched head. Open- wall staircase, early C17, with vertically symmetrical turned balusters and newel posts with finials. A grange of Launde Abbey from early C13 - late C14. Buildings of England, Leics, 1984, p377-8.

Listing NGR: SK6830420258

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984), 377-8

National Grid Reference: SK 68304 20258


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