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The Nook, Oadby

Description: The Nook

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 187564

OS Grid Reference: SK6240500300
OS Grid Coordinates: 462405, 300300
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5969, -1.0801

Location: Wigston Road, Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 5QE

Locality: Oadby
Local Authority: Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 5QE

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Listing Text

Page 11a - item 2/10A line 1 the word "switchland" should be deleted and replaced
with "Swithland".
SK 60 SW
25.6.86 The Nook

House and surgery. Circa 1800. Pale red brick with paler headers; switchland
slate roof with brick gable copings and flanking brick chimneys. 3 storeys,
3 bays. Rendered plinth, moulded band courses, good moulded brick eaves.
Wooden casements with arched glazing bars and cambered heads, the lower
window transomed. First and second floors have 3-light windows flanking
central 2-light windows the second floor with blind central window
panel. Ground floor is irregular with single staircase window to left
and 3-light window to right. To centre and left of centre are 2 doors,
the left an original 6-panelled door with reeded frieze, fanlight and eared
architrave surround. Central half-glazed door inserted mid C20 into former
window opening. Both doors share C20 lean-to porch of colourwashed brick.
To left is a lower bay with later gabled extension projecting to front.
Interior has staircase with stick balusters, cut scroll tread ends and
wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: SK6240500300

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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