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Glebe Mount, Leicester

Description: Glebe Mount

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 187550

OS Grid Reference: SK6148701495
OS Grid Coordinates: 461487, 301495
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6078, -1.0934

Location: Glebe Close, Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 2LA

Locality: Leicester
Local Authority: Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 2LA

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Listing Text

2/4 No 1(Glebe Mount)

- II

House, now divided into flats. 1903. By Everard and Pick for M H Pearson. Brick
with stone dressings and Swithland slate roof. Neo-Georgian style. Entrance front
to the north, with flat roofed full height projecting porch with a stone segemental
canopy over the door and above it the date. Service wing forms a courtyard, and
contains former back door and 12 light sash windows with flat arched heads and key-
stones. Eastern elevation of 3 bays with hipped roofed pavilion projecting from
the ground floor to the left and the right hand bay is canted, articulated with
separate sash windows, 18 lights to ground floor, 12 lights above, all with segmen-
tally arched brick heads with keystones. This pattern of fenestration is used
throughout. The bay is capped by acorn-like urns. Roof recessed beyond parapet.
South front is symmetrically arranged, four bays with outer canted bays with separate
sash windows and surmounting urns. Paired sashes to left in central range and to
their right the garden door recessed behind a small loggia or porch with leaded
canopy supported on angular fretted woodwork. Parapet and recessed roof. Gable
and axial stacks.Plan in care of District Council signed Everard and Pick,Architects,
Leicester and dated 20 February 1903.

Listing NGR: SK6148701495

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Source: English Heritage

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