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Stable Block at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School, Nevill Holt

Description: Stable Block at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 191010

OS Grid Reference: SP8169493660
OS Grid Coordinates: 481694, 293660
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5347, -0.7970

Location: Drayton Road, Market Harborough LE16 8EG

Locality: Nevill Holt
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8EG

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Listing Text


SP 89 SW

6/107 Stableblock at Nevill
Holt Hall Preparatory School


Stableblock, now classrooms, workshops, gym and swimming pool. Late C17, with
additions and alterations C18 and C19. Coursed rubble stone with quoins and stone
dressings and Collyweston slate hipped roof with 4 moulded stone ridge stacks.
Plinth and battlemented parapet. Large central clock turret. 2 storey ranges
round quadrangle with carriage entraces in the middle of each side, that on left
open, and between 2 blocks. Front, with only pedestrian entrances, has, on 1st
floor, 8 3-light stone mullion windows with leaded lights. 6 similar windows
on ground floor (2-light to far left and right in blocked wider frame.) A doorway
centre left and centre right. Moulded stone frame with 4-centred arch, keystone
and hood mould. Above is a panel with pilaster strips either side and central
wider strip with carved cartouche. Moulded cornice. This front has an ashlar
pedimented central section. Moulded stone central doorway with 4-centred arch,
keystone and hood mould. To either side a pilaster with stopped flutes. Above
is a semicircular pediment and central cartouche. Over this, at eaves level,
the pediment proper with moulded cornice and central projecting panel. The
battlements continue over this pediment. The C18 clock turret is on the roof
ridge above this central section. Lead and painted wood. A leaded and moulded
base with small 1-light. Above ridge level a square turret with moulded corner
pilasters and projecting cornice. Clockfaces to front and right. Above is an
open octagonal lantern with diamond-pattern balustrade. Leaded octagonal ogee
roof with weathervane. On left and right ends are further 3-light stone mullion
windows with leaded lights and hood moulds. On right end a probably C19 ashlar
central gabled section with carriage archway. Segmental 4-centred arch with hood
mould. Blank tablet over. Battlements continue over gable. Rainwater head dated
1805. Pevsner, and V.C.H., Vol. V.

Listing NGR: SP8169493660

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Source: English Heritage

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