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Launde Abbey, Stables, Launde

Description: Launde Abbey, Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190574

OS Grid Reference: SK7974304245
OS Grid Coordinates: 479743, 304245
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6301, -0.8232

Location: Launde, Leicestershire LE7 9XB

Locality: Launde
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9XB

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Listing Text



5/47 Launde Abbey : Stables


Stable block. Mid C18. Very finely coursed ironstone, almost ashlar work,
the hipped roof of Swithland slate to the front slopes, Welsh slate behind.
Outer single storey hipped wings, the main range two storied with central pedimented
gable, containing shallow segmental arch with voussoirs and 6-light sash window
above. String course emphasises gable which has clock in apex. Four bays
to each side, with outer 4-light wood mullioned and transomed windows with
single opening lights. Inner doors with overlight. Upper 6-light sash windows.
All openings have stone lintels. End bays, behind the low projecting wings,
are cottages entered from rear. That to south has a rear wing with two 2-light
casement windows to each floor, and inner doorway. Rear windows are largely
concrete splayed openings with iron glazing bars but to each side of the door
is a larger 9-light wood mullioned and transomed window. One upper loading
door to each side.

Listing NGR: SK7974304245

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Source: English Heritage

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