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Description: Abbots Oak
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187887
OS Grid Reference: SK4648014278
OS Grid Coordinates: 446480, 314278
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7242, -1.3132
SK 41 SE COALVILLE WHITWICK ROAD
House, c.1860 with later additions, of Charnwood granite nibble with ashlar dressings,
slate roof and ridge and end stacks. IIain +ange of 2 storeys with3crow-stepped gabled
projections to the right-hand side, surmounted by heraldic beasts. The central
projection has an arched doorway, with spandrels carved with ivy, the initials "T.N"
and "Peace be to this house" on the ribbon. Mullioned windows, some also with transoms.
Castellated tower (which originally had a tall pyramidal roof) behind, with conical-
roofed stair turret. Early C20 range to rear. Interior has 2 panelled rooms and a
rickly-carved staircase in Jacobean Revival manner. Floriated cross on a base with
carved heads between miniature gables, in flower bed in front garden.
Listing NGR: SK4648014278
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Source: English Heritage
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