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Alton House, Ravenstone with Snibstone

Description: Alton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187821

OS Grid Reference: SK3855314914
OS Grid Coordinates: 438553, 314914
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7305, -1.4305

Locality: Ravenstone with Snibstone
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 2AA

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Listing Text


5/54 Alton House (formerly
24.11.65 listed as Alton Grange)

House, C1800. Ashlar to road front, coursed, squared rubble to sides, with
continuous plinth. Low pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. Road front of 4 bays,
sides of 3 with central doorways with round arched fanlights and 6 panel doors,
that on east front having moulded architrave. Sash windows with glazing bars
throughout. Road front has angle pilaster strips. Overhanging eaves.
Central brick ridge stack.

History: George Stephenson bought Alton Grange in 1833 and lived there until
1842 while developing mining on the Snibston estate.

Listing NGR: SK3855314914

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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