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ENDERBY HALL

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: ENDERBY HALL

List entry Number: 1307575

Location

ENDERBY HALL, 1-4, HALL WALK

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Enderby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 05-May-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188943

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History

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Details

SP 5399 9/22 5.5.76

ENDERBY, HALL WALK, Nos 1-4 (consecutive) Enderby Hall

(Formerly listed under LEICESTER LANE)

(Formerly listed as Enderby Hall)

II

Former mansion, now divided into 4 apartments. Original hall at core may be C16 but is heavily altered. Side wings projecting to west added C17, the north retaining some original features. C17 south wing enlarged and heavily altered early and later C18 and Cl9. Further C18 extensions along east front, also altered C19. Former service end and tower added to north c1860-70 for Charles Brook who was responsible for much of the other remodelling. Further alterations C20. Colourwashed render, Swithland slate roofs. Mostly Italianate in style. 2 storeys and attic. Parapets with mutilated cornices, the later C19 ground floor projections on south and east sides with balustraded parapets. Quoins. Late C19 sash windows with segmental heads and moulded architrave surrounds, the lower windows with shoulders. South front is of 8 bays, the ground floor having a C19 projection with 3 windows either side of projecting glazed wooden porch. Steps up to porch have ornamental pierced balustrade. Upper windows are arranged in irregular rhythm 4:1:3. 2 gabled dormers. East front has irregular main block with canted single storey bay window to left and tall arched staircase window. To right are late C19 extensions in matching style with upper storey set back. West front is even more irregular but retains end of C17 wing with stone mullion and transom windows, 4-light to ground floor, 3 and 2-light above. To right of lower window is a door in large stone doorcase with heavy broken segmental pediment. C19 extension on this side include tower with corner pilasters, cornice and cast-iron railings around pyramid roof. Top stage of tower has pairs of semicircular arches. Interior: original hall is said to retain some timber-framing; remainder has lavish pine and plaster panelling in late C17-C18 style, arched doorways, heavy doors and doorcases, ceiling cornices and staircase, mostly C19 but possibly incorporating some older work. (N Pevsner and E Williamson, The Building of England, Leicestershire and Rutland, 1984, p,151-2).

Listing NGR: SP5363599577

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1984), 151-2

National Grid Reference: SP 53635 99577

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