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South Lodge and Adjoining Wash House at West Entrance to Staplford Park, Freeby

Description: South Lodge and Adjoining Wash House at West Entrance to Staplford Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 189818

OS Grid Reference: SK8095718211
OS Grid Coordinates: 480957, 318211
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7555, -0.8019

Location: Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2SH

Locality: Freeby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2SH

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Listing Text


(east side)
6/46 South lodge and
adjoining wash-
1.1.68 house at West
entrance to Staple-
ford Park.


Lodge, now a house. Early C19 with late C19 alterations.
Coursed and squared ironstone and brick with limestone dressings
and Collyweston slate roofs. Chamfered plinth, elaborate
bargeboards, restored paired central stone ridge stack. One and
a half storeys, 3 bays. T-plan. North front has a central
gabled porch with moulded Tudor arched doorway, close boarded
door and hood mould. In each side, a single chamfered casement.
Beyond, on each side, a 2 light mullioned iron casement with
moulded surround and hood mould. Above, 2 gabled dormers, each
with a 2 light wooden mullioned casement, with elliptical head
and leaded glazing. East side has gabled wing to right, with a
square bay window with a 3 light mullioned casement. In return
angle, a Tudor arched doorway. Beyond, to left, brick lean-to
addition. In return angle, a 2 light mullioned wooden casement
with Tudor arched head. Beyond, to left, single storey wash-
house has a square corner stack with a coped octagonal stalk.
East side has a small casement. South side has a wooden double
lancet. Above, to right, gable containing a 2 light mullioned
wooden casement. West side has 2 mullioned casements. This
building was erected as a lodge to the main entrance to
Stapleford Park.

Listing NGR: SK8095718211

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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