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Stretton Hall, Great Glen

Description: Stretton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190666

OS Grid Reference: SP6529899585
OS Grid Coordinates: 465298, 299585
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5902, -1.0375

Location: Chestnut Dr, Great Glen, Leicestershire LE2 4QP

Locality: Great Glen
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE2 4QP

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Listing Text

(north east side)

1050/8/105 Stretton Hall

21.12.84 II*

Country house, now hospital. Dated. 1715, with min6r later C18 additions and late C19 wing. Red brick, chequered with black to sides and rear, and Swithland slate twin span roof with brick ridge end truncated stacks. Cemented plinth, stone dressings and rusticated quoins, moulded stone bands, painted modillion cornice, and stone coped gables with kneelers. Two and a half storeys and basement of a later C18 2 storey canted bay either side central pedimented section of 3 4/4 sashes. Each bay has 4/4: 6/6: 4/4 sashes. Similar on ground floor but a 6/9 sash to front of each bay. Moulded stone frames with keystones. Up a central flight of stone steps a painted stone doorcase with segmental pediment supported on carved consoles. The pediment over central section has a cartouche carved with coat of anus. Above this to right a 2-light dormer. In basement 2/2 and 3/3 sashes in the bays and 2 bull's eye windows in central section. On right end a late C19 2 storey extension in similar style. 2 storeys of 2 4/4 sashes. On left end a front of two and a half storeys and basement of 44/4 sashes with 6/6 sashes in attic. Rear front of 46/6 sashes and central 9/9 sash over 2-leaved part-glazed door up flight of stone steps. On left end of this front and at right angles a fine late C19 wing in similar style of two and a half storeys and basement of 4 616 sashes. Gable centre left has a canted bay with 616 sash over in pedimented stone frame and bull's eye window above. To left, single storey billiard room with roof lantern. Mid C20 door and angled porch. The lower 2nd span behind this wing is not of special interest. Inside the main range a room with bolection moulded panneling. Date inscribed on a brick to the right of principal entrance door. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6529899585

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Source: English Heritage

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