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Description: Little Belvoir
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 189941
OS Grid Reference: SK7156723974
OS Grid Coordinates: 471567, 323974
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8086, -0.9397
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THIRTY SECOND LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST
COMPILED UNDER SECTION 1 OF PLANNING (LISTED BUILDINGS AND CONSERVATION AREAS)
SK 72 SW AB KEKETTLEBY Little Belvoir
Country house. Built 1839 for Thomas Johnson, enlarged mid C19 and
Cement-rendered to imitate masonry, hipped slate roof, rendered internal
stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys, except for 3-storey, hexagonal angle turret to
right, formerly porch, with Tudor-arched head and hood mould to former
doorway, now window, one-light windows with arched heads to lights, and hood
moulds, mock machicolations and battlements.
The body of the house has 2- and 3-light windows with wood mullions, arched
heads to lights and hood moulds. Double string course at 1st floor level,
string to base of battlemented parapet and bartizan to right angle of garden
Interior not inspected.
Originally known as Wartnaby House or Castle.
Buildings of England, Leics, 1984 p419.
Listing NGR: SK7156723974
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Source: English Heritage
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