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Enderby Hall, Enderby

Description: Enderby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 188943

OS Grid Reference: SP5363599577
OS Grid Coordinates: 453649, 299574
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5913, -1.2095

Location: Hall Walk, Leicester LE19 4AH

Locality: Enderby
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE19 4AH

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

SP 5399

9/22 (Nos 1-4 (consecutive)
Enderby Hall) (formerly
listed as Enderby Hall)


the entry shall be amended to read;


9/22 1-4 (consecutive)
Enderby Hall, (formerly
listed as Enderby Hall)


SP 5399
Nos 1-4 (consecutive)
(Enderby Hall) (formerly
listed as Enderby Hall)

Former mansion, now divided into 4 apartments. Original hall at core may be
C16 but is heavily altered. Side wings projecting to west added C17, the north
retaining some original features. C17 south wing enlarged and heavily altered
early and later C18 and Cl9. Further C18 extensions along east front, also
altered C19. Former service end and tower added to north c1860-70 for Charles
Brook who was responsible for much of the other remodelling. Further alterations
C20. Colourwashed render, Swithland slate roofs. Mostly Italianate in style.
2 storeys and attic. Parapets with mutilated cornices, the later C19 ground
floor projections on south and east sides with balustraded parapets. Quoins.
Late C19 sash windows with segmental heads and moulded architrave surrounds,
the lower windows with shoulders. South front is of 8 bays, the ground floor
having a C19 projection with 3 windows either side of projecting glazed wooden
porch. Steps up to porch have ornamental pierced balustrade. Upper windows
are arranged in irregular rhythm 4:1:3. 2 gabled dormers. East front has
irregular main block with canted single storey bay window to left and tall arched
staircase window. To right are late C19 extensions in matching style with upper
storey set back. West front is even more irregular but retains end of C17 wing
with stone mullion and transom windows, 4-light to ground floor, 3 and 2-light
above. To right of lower window is a door in large stone doorcase with heavy
broken segmental pediment. C19 extension on this side include tower with corner
pilasters, cornice and cast-iron railings around pyramid roof. Top stage of
tower has pairs of semicircular arches. Interior: original hall is said to retain
some timber-framing; remainder has lavish pine and plaster panelling in late
C17-C18 style, arched doorways, heavy doors and doorcases, ceiling cornices and
staircase, mostly C19 but possibly incorporating some older work. (N Pevsner
and E Williamson, The Building of England, Leicestershire and Rutland, 1984,

Listing NGR: SP5363599577

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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