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North Kilworth House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Kilworth, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4452 / 52°26'42"N

Longitude: -1.1156 / 1°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 460206

OS Northings: 283398

OS Grid: SP602833

Mapcode National: GBR 9R4.LRK

Mapcode Global: VHCTF.MS2V

Entry Name: North Kilworth House

Listing Date: 5 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191447

Location: North Kilworth, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: North Kilworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: North Kilworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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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

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