Description: Shilton House
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308890
OS Grid Reference: SP2655208444
OS Grid Coordinates: 426552, 208444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7740, -1.6166
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SHILTON LEICESTER ROAD
SP48SW (East side)
7/24 Shilton House
House. Said to have date 1824 in room in left wing. Flemish bond brick. Slate
roofs; shallow-hipped main roof has deep eaves; late C19 blue brick lateral
stacks. Double-pile plan, with lean-to wings. 2 storeys; 3-window symmetrical
central range. Wings of one storey and attic; one-window range. Flush 6-panelled
door and fanlight with decorative glazing. Moulded rendered doorcase of inner
and outer arches, Tuscan pilasters and entablature. Initials WM and IHM in
brickwork to left of door. Sashes have rendered lintels. Wings each have 2 brick
round blank arches with fanlight windows and stone course at springing. First
floor has casements with glazing bars and brick flat arches, of 2 lights to left
and 3 lights to larger right wing. Roof of right wing sweeps down lower.
Interior: dog-leg staircase has scrolled string, stick balusters and wreathed
handrail. Moulded architraves and cornices. Hall and other rooms have moulded
dado rails. Room on left to rear has grey marble gadrooned and moulded fireplace
with corner roundels. Room to right has simple white marble fireplace.
Listing NGR: SP2655208444
Source: English Heritage
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