Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116128

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1991



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District Authority)

Parish: Desford

National Grid Reference: SK 50275 02383


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DESFORD LEICESTER LANE (off) SK 50 SW 7/49 Desford Hall


- II

Small country house, now offices. c.1875, converted c.1980. White brick with ashlar dressings, slate roofs and 2 moulded external stacks. Chamfered plinth, first and second floor bands and first floor cill band plus dentilated eaves. 3-storey. South front, recessed centre with slightly projecting wings. Central round headed doorway with 4-panel door and plain fanlight, flanked by single round headed plain sashes, all under a Corinthian columned porch with curved frieze and balustrade parapet over. Above 2 plain sashes in moulded ashlar surrounds with bracketed hoods to each floor. Either side single 2-storey canted bay windows with plain sashes and above tripartite plain sashes with carved segmental pediments, above blind circular window with keystones in curved Dutch gables. Centre topped by a square tower with corner pilasters and a single sash to each face, with moulded ashlar surround and bracketed hood. Topped by a square leaded dome with weather vane finial. East and west fronts are similar with external stack, flanked by a plain sash to each floor, and to north slightly projecting Dutch gabled wings with bay windows to east. To rear plain 2-storey service wing. Interior entrance hall has Minton tile floor, 4 doorways with heavily moulded plaster surround with bracketed hoods, a segmental arch with keystone, and a small Imperial staircase, single flight with 2 flight returns, with turned balusters and square panelled newel posts.

Listing NGR: SK5027502383


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Legacy System number: 188520

Legacy System: LBS

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