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Launde Abbey Walls to Kitchen Garden and Attached Cast Iron Greenhouse, Launde

Description: Launde Abbey Walls to Kitchen Garden and Attached Cast Iron Greenhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190575

OS Grid Reference: SK7989504299
OS Grid Coordinates: 479895, 304299
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6306, -0.8210

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

In the entry for

Launde Abbey
Walls to Kitchen Garden

The address shall be amended to read:

Launde Abbey
Walls to Kitchen Garden
and attached cast-iron

The following shall be added at the end of the description:

Greenhouse. Late C18/early C19. Brick plinth with stone coping and cast-iron
and glass. Long lean-to roof now of plastic corrugated sheeting. At lowest
point at front are 20 small sections each of 10 panes with cast-iron glazing
bars. The sides and partition walls have multiple narrow uprights with overlap-
ping panes between. Part-glazed doors. Interior: the main struts of the roof
frame remain and are supported on very slender cast-iron columns. Brick benches
and planters and stone and tile floors. 3 niches in the main garden wall which
retains its hypocaust heating tunnels at this point. The other greenhouse of
wood and the bothies to rear of the main greenhouse behind the wall are not of
special architectural interest.



Launde Abbey
5/48 Walls to Kitchen Garden


Wall. Early C19. Brick with tiled coping. Circa 10' high and forming a large
square enclosure.

Listing NGR: SK7973504367

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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