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Beaumont Hall, Leicester

Description: Beaumont Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 187562

OS Grid Reference: SK6167001666
OS Grid Coordinates: 461670, 301666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6093, -1.0907

Location: Stoughton Dr S, Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 2NA

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

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Listing Text


2/16 Beaumont Hall


House. 1908 by Stockdale Harrison. Largely brick with diaper work and stone
dressings with some tile hanging and half timbering. Plain tiled roof.
Domestic Revival style using an asymmetrical grouping of different vernacular
idioms. 2 storeyed with attics, L-plan, one wing comprising the service end.
Entrance front in courtyard formed by wings with full height gabled porch with
round arched entrance and a wood mullioned and transomed window above it.
Beyond this to the right one wide bay has 4 light mullioned and transomed
window to ground floor, grouped windows of 1 and 3 lights above and a dormer
contained within the roof. The service wing is treated differently, with
smooth rendered upper storey, wood casement windows and large gabled dormers.
Overhanging eaves with long wrought-iron brackets. Gable wall of main range
also treated architecturally with projecting inglenook stack with small
stained glass light piercing it, and tile hung gable over canted bay beyond,
which has leaded casement with stone mullions. Garden front consists of 4
bays, paired gables to the left, a single gable to the right, separated by a
huge low sweep to the roof, over a wide canted bay window which is sheltered
by the overhanging eaves. Dormer within the roof above it. The right hand
gable has a wide canted bay window with a sun dial inscribed "horas non numero
nisi serenas" above it. Canted bay window on inner of the left hand bays,
with grouped casements of 1 and 3 lights beyond. In the side elevation to the
west, a projecting gabled bay is half timbered with an oriel window with small
central bow at first floor level, and coving to jettied gable apex above.
Massive gable and axial stacks, expressed and moulded.

Listing NGR: SK6167001666

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Source: English Heritage

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