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TOWER COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALL TOWER HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL

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: TOWER COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALL TOWER HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL

List entry Number: 1075144

Location

TOWER COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALL, CHURCH LANE
TOWER HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALL, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ab Kettleby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Mar-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189956

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History

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Details

AB KETTLEBY CHURCH LANE (West Side) WARTNABY SK 72 SW Tower Cottage (or Tower 5/256, 257 House) and attached wall 1.2.74 (The wall was formerly listed 3.8.79 as 'Wall immediately NW of Wartnaby Hall') GV II

Cottage. Dated 1656, probably largely rebuilt mid-late C19 and C2O. Coursed squared ironstone, pantile roof. 2-unit double-depth plan. Central C20 door and C2O casement windows to ground and 1st floors with flat-arched brick heads to grand floor segmental-arched brick heads to 1st floor. Limestone datestone above door. Dentilled brick eaves. Square brick turret rises to right of centre with oculus windows to each side. Attached wall to left and rear wall of cottage of brick with rowd- headed arches separates forecourt fran garden of Wartnaby Hall (not included) and incorporates medieval stonework mostly visible to garden side. Stone work probably removed from Church of St Michael Wartnaby (q.v.) at the time of its drastic restoration of 1867-8. Includes one complete C13 doorway of ironstone with chamfered jambs with attached shafts to angles, imposts, moulded pointed head and hood mould with label stops; semi-circular ironstone capital of a respond with polygonal limestone abacus with nailhead ornament; part of head of C14 window with quatrefoil, hood mould and label stops; possible canopy head and half of circular cross head of limestone, possible gable cross. Back wall of cottage within conservatory has similar respond and 2-light window with cusped Y tracery and hood mould.



Listing NGR: SK7108923163

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National Grid Reference: SK 71089 23163

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