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Walnut Tree House, Knossington and Cold Overton

Description: Walnut Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189865

OS Grid Reference: SK8024508587
OS Grid Coordinates: 480245, 308587
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6691, -0.8148

Location: 1 Braunston Road, Knossington, Leicestershire LE15 8LT

Locality: Knossington and Cold Overton
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 8LT

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Listing Text


(south side)
20/108 Walnut Tree House
(formerly listed as
The Walnuts)


House. c.1610, with early and late C19 additions and
alterations. Ironstone with limestone ashlar bands and dressings
and steep pitched slate roofs. Coped gables, 3 restored coped
gable stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays. West front has in
the return angle a hipped C19 porch with a Gothic panelled
studded door. To its right, a C19 canted bay window with 3
glazing bar sashes. Above, to left, a 2 light mullioned casement
and to right, a glazing bar sash. Beyond, to left, west gable
with 2 tall 2 light mullioned casements. Above, to left, a small
square light with chamfered surround. East side has to left a
round-headed C19 casement and to right, a 2 light mullioned
casement with hood mould. Above, a C20 casement and to its
right, a 2 light mullioned casement. Beyond, to right, a gabled
wing with a square chamfered garret casement to left. South side
has to left, a 4 light mullioned casement on each floor. To
right, beyond the south wing, a close-boarded door with hood, and
to its right, a C20 casement. Above, a 3 light mullioned
casement. Beyond, single storey C19 addition with a sliding sash
flanked by single plank doors, and above again, a C20 slate hung
gabled dormer. North side has an off-centre 5 light mullioned
casement, flanked by single 3 light mullioned casements, all with
flat hoods. Above, 3 two light mullioned casements. Above
again, a C19 gabled dormer with a casement.

Listing NGR: SK8024508587

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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