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Former Laundry, Adjoining Outbuilding, Boundary Wall and Gatepiers to North of Cold Overton Hall, Knossington and Cold Overton

Description: Former Laundry, Adjoining Outbuilding, Boundary Wall and Gatepiers to North of Cold Overton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189861

OS Grid Reference: SK8100210115
OS Grid Coordinates: 481002, 310115
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6827, -0.8032

Location: Main Street, Knossington, Leicestershire LE15 7QA

Locality: Knossington and Cold Overton
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 7QA

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Listing Text


Cold Overton
(west side)
11/104 Former laundry,
adjoining out-
building, boundary
wall and gate piers
to north of Cold
Overton Hall


Former laundry, now a house, adjoining outbuilding, boundary
wall and gatepiers. Mid C17, late C18, mid C19 and early C20.
Coursed and squared ironstone and limestone with ashlar dressings
and half-hipped Collyweston slate and pantile roofs. Single
grouped lateral and external corner coped stone stacks. 2
storeys plus attics, 3 bays. South end has a central panelled
C20 door. Above, to left, a chamfered stair light. Above again,
a central 3 light mullioned casement with moulded mullions. East
side has, to right, a casement. Above, 3 C19 wooden mullioned
casements, 3 lights with wooden lintels. Above again, a slate
hung gabled dormer with a 2 light casement. Beyond, to left,
moulded coped boundary wall with a range of C20 sheds under a
wooden canopy. North side has a square hatch and above it, a
large opening with closely set wooden diamond mullions, and
shutters. Above again, a 3 light mullioned casement. Beyond, to
left, a boundary wall with a chamfered stone doorway. Beyond, a
lean-to outbuilding with a door to right. Beyond again 2 late
C18 square rusticated gatepiers with ball finials, overthrow with
central lamp, and iron gates. Interior has a notable stone
spiral staircase. This building forms part of the original
outbuildings to Cold Overton Hall.

Listing NGR: SK8100210115

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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