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Packington Manor House, Packington

Description: Packington Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187958

OS Grid Reference: SK3584014711
OS Grid Coordinates: 435840, 314711
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7289, -1.4707

Location: 24 Mill Street, Packington, Leicestershire LE65 1WL

Locality: Packington
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE65 1WL

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Listing Text

SK 31 SE
5/66 No. 22 (Packington
Manor House)
House of 1703 with alterations. Red brick, chequered brick bands, and
plain tile roof with 3 projecting end stacks. Front rendered. T plan,
wing projecting to rear. 3 storeys to front, 2 to rear. 5 2-light
mullion and transom windows on 1st floor with 3 2-light casements above
and 2 similar 2-lights below right and C19 bay below left. Central
doorcase with 2 stone Tuscan columns supporting canopy and 4-panelled part
glazed door. C20 extension to right. Left end has narrow casements
and sashes on all floors either side of projecting stack of which top
part is rebuilt. 2 blocked attic bull's eye windows. To rear the 3
window wing with gauged brick lintels has 5 x 3 pane staircase window with
3/3 above and 2 6/6 sashes both floors to left. Rear has similar narrow
sashes either side of projecting stack with 6/6 further left above renewed
window. 2 blocked bull's eye windows in gable. An unusual feature is
that the chequered band breaks-forward over the prominent brick keystones
to make a single element. This occurs to side and rear, and partly on
front, though here rendered. Interior: arch in hall has impost stones
and keystone with 1703 incised on latter, early C18 oak staircase with
turned balusters, 6-panelled doors, and some chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SK3584014711

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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