RAISED TERRACE IN FRONT OF EGERTON LODGE INCORPORATING WAR MEMORIAL AND DOORWAY MOVED FROM THE LIMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1264864
Date first listed:
12-Oct-1976
Statutory Address:
RAISED TERRACE IN FRONT OF EGERTON LODGE INCORPORATING WAR MEMORIAL AND DOORWAY MOVED FROM THE LIMES, WILTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAISED TERRACE IN FRONT OF EGERTON LODGE INCORPORATING WAR MEMORIAL AND DOORWAY MOVED FROM THE LIMES, WILTON ROAD

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 75000 19166

Details

1. 5305 WILTON ROAD (West Side) Raised terrace in front of Egerton Lodge incorporating War Memorial and doorway moved from "The Limes" SK 7419 SE 1/156 SK 7519 SW 1/156

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2. Early C19 terrace in front of south elevation of Egerton Lodge. Low coped sandstone parapet with stone tablets carrying the names of the fallen of both wars. Centre ramped up over balustrade from which steps descend to garden. Tall ashlar end piers with ball finials. At east end of terrace is a C17 door moved here from "The Limes" with stone ogee arch and cornice. Door has a large trap said to have been used to dole out bread to the poor.

Egerton Lodge, its raised terrace, the archway in its eastern garden wall, Lady Wilton's Bridge including the Horse Wash, Leicester Road and Nos 29 to 33 (odd) High Street form a group (the latter are buildings of local interest).

Listing NGR: SK7499819170

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 20 January 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
426678
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 20 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/86699
War Memorials Register, accessed 20 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/37738

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04243/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Malcolm Sales. Source Historic England Archive
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