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Allexton Hall, Allexton

Description: Allexton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 190903

OS Grid Reference: SK8141900391
OS Grid Coordinates: 481419, 300391
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5952, -0.7994

Location: Allexton, Leicestershire LE15 9AA

Locality: Allexton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 9AA

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Listing Text

SK 80 SW

1/1 Allexton Hall

19.10.51 II

Country house. Late C16/C17 with large additions of 1904. Additions by William
J. Shearburn for George Pauling. Fine coursed squared stone with quoins and
Collyweston slate, part parapetted, roof with various moulded stone valley and
end stacks. Stone dressings, moulded string course, and stone coped shouldered
gables. 2½ storeys in Jacobean style. Entrance front has projecting facing gable
on either end. That to right is original range, which faces right and has on
1st floor 3 12/12 sash windows (that to right has 2-light casement instead of
lower sash). On ground floor are 3 3-light stone mullion and transom windows
and, centre left, a 2 leaved door. 4-centred arch and 3-light stone mullion overlight.
On left end (entrance front right gable), a 3-light stone mullion and transom
window on both floors and 3-light stone mullion attic window, the upper 2 with
hood moulds. On inner return a 3-light mullion and transom window with hood mould.
The centre of entrance front has gable with finials and large projecting porch
with diagonal buttresses and 3-light on either side. 2 leaved door with 4-centred
arch. On right a gabled and canted side porch and 6-panelled door within. To
left a 3-light stone mullion and transom window. On 1st floor a similar 3-light
either side 4-light with French window. Gable with finials over. Left gable on
entrance front has a ground floor 1-light either side projecting stack. On left
side is the garden front, the left hand section set back. 3 2 storey 6-light
canted stone bays and further windows and part-glazed door. Extending from right
corner of entrance front a stone wall linking house with 2 c1904 1 storey outbuildings
to either side and in front of right side (original range). Between these a stone
wall with central higher 4-centred archway. In original range roof are original
tie-beam trusses and purlins. Architect and date from building accounts kept
at house.

Listing NGR: SK8141900391

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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