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The Priory, Wymondham

Description: The Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189905

OS Grid Reference: SK8506018728
OS Grid Coordinates: 485060, 318728
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7595, -0.7410

Location: Chapel Lane, Wymondham, Leicestershire LE14 2AA

Locality: Wymondham
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2AA

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Listing Text


(east side)
14/148 The Priory


House. Late C17, with C19 and mid C20 additions and alterations.
Coursed and squared ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings and
Collyweston slate roof. 4 stone gable stacks, 2 of them with C19
Tudor style patterned pots, and a capped external gable stack.
Flush ashlar quoins. 3 bay south front, 2 storeys plus attics,
has a central C19 gabled porch with a chamfered 4 centred arched
doorway flanked on either side by a 3 light mullioned window with
moulded mullions and flat hood, each with a central glazing bar
sash flanked by single fixed lights. Beyond, to the left, a
small buttress. Above, a central 2 light mullioned casement with
above, a small cross eaves gable, flanked on either side by a 3
light mullioned casement. All with moulded mullions. Above
again, 2 C19 gabled dormers each with a round headed casement.
East side has a C20 parapeted flat roofed porch with a 4 centred
arched door. To its right, a C19 gabled wing with a central
recessed C20 casement flanked on either side by a 3 light
mullioned casement, all under a continuous hood mould. Above,
similar fenestration with a blank central window. Above, to
left, a C17 2 light mullioned casement. East side, to street,
has to left a 3 light casement and to right a smaller mullioned
casement. Above, a squat off-centre 3 light mullioned casement
flanked to left by a taller 3 light casement and to right bya
single casement, all with flat hoods. Above again, to left, a
gabled dormer with a 2 light mullioned casement with hood mould.

Listing NGR: SK8506018728

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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