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North Kilworth House, North Kilworth

Description: North Kilworth House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 191447

OS Grid Reference: SP6020683398
OS Grid Coordinates: 460206, 283398
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4452, -1.1156

Location: North Kilworth, Leicestershire LE17 6JE

Locality: North Kilworth
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 6JE

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Listing Text

(south side)

North Kilworth House
5/33 (formerly listed under
A467 Misterton Road)


Small Country house. 1888 by A E Purdie for J B N Entwisle.
Brick and rendered brick with ashlar dressings. Hipped slate
roofs with various rendered chimney stacks. Moulded plinth,
ground and first floor cill bands, moulded cornice with
pulvinated frieze and plinth parapet with corner ball finials.
2 storeys. South front: 9 bays with slightly projecting 3-bay
centre topped by a pediment containing a coat of arms. Ground
floor has 9 tall plain sashes with canopies, and moulded
surrounds with alternating segmental and triangular pediments.
Above, 9 similar though smaller sashes with similar surrounds.
West front: 6 bays, with off-centre, slightly projecting,
entrance bay and projecting porch with rusticated pilasters
supporting a cornice with pulvinated frieze, and panelled parapet
with corner ball finials. Round-headed, moulded entrance arch
with keystone is supported on single Ionic columns. Round-headed
inner doorway with similar moulded arch supported on single
Corinthian pilasters and part-glazed double doors with plain
fanlight. To the left, 3, and to the right, 2, tall plain sashes
in moulded surrounds with alternating pediments, those to the
left with canopy boxes. Above, 6 similar sashes, though smaller,
with similar surrounds. Lower brick service wing to north has
hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves, and sashes and various
panelled doors with moulded surrounds. Interior contains many
original features including doors, fireplaces, staircase, and an
oval billiard room. Contemporary conservatory (q.v.) attached
to house. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP6020683398

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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