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The Old Rectory, Leire

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191184

OS Grid Reference: SP5261389936
OS Grid Coordinates: 452613, 289936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5048, -1.2263

Location: Dunton Road, Leire, Leicestershire LE17 5HJ

Locality: Leire
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5HJ

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Listing Text

7/35 The Old Rectory

House, formerly rectory. Largely early C19, and altered c1890. Render over
brick, with low pitched Welsh slate roof. 3 storied. Front which is mock
ashlared is of three bays, that to left doorway taken up by an expressed
chimney stack with 3 flues. Doorway with traceried overlight in projecting
porch of the Tuscan order. Wide 12-light sash window to right. 2 windows of
16 lights above, and of 12 lights in the attic storey. Facade is articulated
by slim pilasters and a string course. Lower wing to right c1830, brick with
Welsh slate roof. Two storied, 3 bayed with sash windows and overhanging
eaves detail. Axial stack. Garden front of main block is of 3 bays. The
ground floor has deeply channelled mock ashlaring and contains 3 wide,
floor-height sash windows. Lugged architraves to 12 light sashes on upper
floors, with continuous sill bands. Additional bay of c1890 to left with
massive canted bay window on ground floor and triple light sash above. Hipped

Listing NGR: SP5261389936

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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