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Description: House at Swithland Reservoir Water Works
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189241
OS Grid Reference: SK5547614664
OS Grid Coordinates: 455476, 314664
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7268, -1.1800
WOODHOUSE KINCHLEY LANE (West side)
SK 51 SE
4/183 House at Swithland
Reservoir Water Works
House of 1896. By Hawkesley of London. Red brick, stone banded with
stone coped shouldered gables and slate roof with stone banded ridge and
side stacks. 2 storeys in 'Queen Anne' style with sash windows, most
having moulded stone surrounds and architraves. Front of 2 gables with
recessed central section of 2 arched arcade and 2-light dormer with top
lights in roof which is carried down. Within arcade are 2 doors both
with steps and stone surrounds. Single door to left and 2 leaved part
glazed door to right. Gable to left has canted bay with 3 6/6 sashes
and a 6/6 sash over. Gable to right has tripartite 4/4: 6/6: 4/4 sash
with Leicester City crest over and further 6/6 sash above. Stone
obelisks on shoulders. On left end a blocked door, a pair of 6/6 sashes
with a further 6/6 sash over. On right end 2 1-light windows with a
6/6 sash over. Left gable on rear similar to right front gable,
otherwise further sash windows and extending from right a 1 storey
outhouse followed by another. Ridge stack on first. Complex stands in
parklike setting with choice trees and shrubs. Group value with the
other items at Swithland Reservoir Water Works.
Listing NGR: SK5547614664
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