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Abbots Oak, Coalville

Description: Abbots Oak

Grade: II
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

Location: Charley, Leicestershire LE67 4UY

Locality: Coalville
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 4UY

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Listing Text

(south side)
Abbots Oak


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

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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