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Conservatory Attached to North Kilworth House, North Kilworth

Description: Conservatory Attached to North Kilworth House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 191448

OS Grid Reference: SP6022083420
OS Grid Coordinates: 460220, 283420
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4454, -1.1154

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)

5/34 Conservatory attached to
15/09/87 North Kilworth House
(formerly listed under
A467, Misterton Road)


Conservatory. 1888, probably designed by A E PURDIE for J B N
ENTWISLE. Cast iron and wood with plain and stained leaded
glass. Rendered and moulded plinth with brick base decorated
with glazed tiles. Single storey. central large pavilion with
2 smaller side pavilions. South front has a central 5-bay
pedimented porch which projects forward by 2 bays with central
round-headed double doors flanked by narrow side bays, flanked
again by wider bays, each divided by 6 moulded square wooden
columns. The pediment is glazed with a central circular panel
plus 2 triangular side panels, and topped by an iron weathervane
with corner ball finials. Either side are 3 bays completing the
central pavilion and these are in turn flanked by the 5-bay side
pavilions. Each bay a large segment-headed window, with leaded
and partly stained glass, plus a small overlight with stained
glass. The central pavilion is topped by a 3-tier lantern, the
central section has 3 round-headed, stained glass lights, with
a small 2-light lantern above topped with a lead roof and an
ornate iron finial, either side are lower 3-bay side lanterns,
again with ornate iron finials. The side pavilions are topped
by square lanterns with ogee roofs, and ornate iron finials.
INTERIORS: the north aisle is divided off by a row of exceedingly
ornate iron columns with tall bases, fluted shafts and
exaggerated capitals. The main roof structure is wooden, with
ornate iron bases and strengthened bars and trusses. The floor
has a circular central section and cross aisles, between the
raised beds, decorated with Italian mosaics, and lined with iron
heating grills.

Listing NGR: SP6022083420

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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