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Old Park House, Croxton Kerrial

Description: Old Park House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 190145

OS Grid Reference: SK8239327525
OS Grid Coordinates: 482393, 327525
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8389, -0.7783

Location: Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire NG32 1QY

Locality: Croxton Kerrial
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 1QY

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Listing Text


11/353 Old Park House (formerly
14.7.53 listed as "Park House")


Ruin of house. 1730, partly demolished 1902. Square plan. Coursed
dressed limestone over brick. No roof. Each facade of 2 storeys and
basement in 3 bays, the corners stressed by rusticated limestone quoins.
Platband at first floor and continuous moulded cornice below parapet.
South front with central panelled door reached by short flight of steps.
Door surround with carved consoles supporting broken scrolled pediment.
Window surrounds also moulded, but plain. East and west fronts unpierced
by windows. Detailing of north facade similar to south: doorway without
pediment. Windows are sashes, mostly severely damaged, mostly late C18.
One 1730 sash survives to north, on upper floor, with glazing bars. From
north-east and north-west corners 5-bay trabeated quadrants curve to
flanking pavilions. Of pavilions only partial evidence remains. Quadrants
of 4 Tuscan columns with entablature. Interior. Fragmentary remains of
panelling, shouldered door surrounds and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SK8239327525

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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