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Description: Brockington Art and Design Centre
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 188924
OS Grid Reference: SP5369899420
OS Grid Coordinates: 453698, 299420
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5899, -1.2088
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ENDERBY BLABY ROAD
9/4 Brockington Art and Design
Former school, now annex of Brockington College. 1860, by Millican and Smith.
Probably funded by Charles Brook of Enderby Hall. Granite rubble with limestone
quoins and window dressings. Steeply pitched slate roof; coped gables with
gablets to kneelers; pale brick chimneys with off-set caps. One storey irregular
5-bay front. Centre bay is gabled and projecting with cross finial on large
corbelled stone base, and large 4-light traceried window. Bay to left of centre
is also gabled and has central chimney and 2 2-light windows with plate tracery.
2 similar windows to right with smaller gables above. All tracery is cusped.
Projecting lobby to left with parallel roof, arched doorway in right end, and
C20 single lights and door to front. Right gable end of school has 3-light
window with plate tracery.
(N Pevsner and E Williamson, The Buildings of England, Leicestershire and
Rutland, 1984, p.151).
Listing NGR: SP5369899420
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Source: English Heritage
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