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The Old Hall, Groby

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 188534

OS Grid Reference: SK5238907574
OS Grid Coordinates: 452389, 307574
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6634, -1.2268

Location: Markfield Road, Groby, Leicestershire LE6 0FL

Locality: Groby
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE6 0FL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Motte and Bailey Castle and Manorial Complex at Groby, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SK 50 NW
(north east side)
4/27 The Old Hall
G.V. II*

House. Late C15, altered C17, restored 1858, some C20 alterations. Red
brick in English bond with some diaper work in black brick, sandstone
ashlar, diminishing coursed slate roofs. Main block with attached 4 storey
angle tower to left with hipped roof, Single storey with parapet and 2
storey plus garret irregular 7 bay front, 2 right hand bays with separate
gables, with mutilated diaper work to left and centre. Off centre C20
garage door with to left a small glazing bar casement, 2 planked doors and
matching double doors, all under timber lintels, To right a large 3 light
mullioned window is flanked by single similar smaller windows. Beyond is a
planked door set in a 4 centred arched and chamfered surround with hood
mould having label stops. To first floor a central large 6 light mullioned
and transomed window is flanked by single smaller 3 light mullioned
windows. All mullioned windows have chamfered surrounds and glazing bar
lights. In the left hand gable is a further 3 light mullioned window with
diamond leaded lights. To the right hand gable is a blocked four centred
arched window. Beyond to the left is a small leaded casement and to the
angle tower in the 3 upper stages are single 4 centred arched and chamfered
openings with drip moulds. Originally the home of the Grey family with
associations with Lady Jane Grey.

Listing NGR: SK5238907574

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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