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Numbers 1-16 the Square, Chapel and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Frolesworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5092 / 52°30'33"N

Longitude: -1.2549 / 1°15'17"W

OS Eastings: 450665

OS Northings: 290402

OS Grid: SP506904

Mapcode National: GBR 8NV.MJY

Mapcode Global: VHCT5.66F9

Entry Name: Numbers 1-16 the Square, Chapel and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 11 January 1955

Last Amended: 29 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191172

Location: Frolesworth, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Frolesworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Frolesworth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

FROLESWORTH FROLESWORTH ROAD (West Side)
SP59 SW
3/23 Nos. 1-16 The Square, Chapel
and Boundary Wall (formerly
listed as Almshouses)
11.1.55

GV II
Alms Houses with boundary wall and chapel. Original foundation was of 1725,
when four houses were built, 10 more were added in 1761, 10 in 1796 and 1824.
The existing buildings would appear to be largely of the late C18 to early
Cl9: the resultant 24 cottages were modified to form 16 dwellings in c1965.
Brick with Swithland slate roofs. Forms three sides of a courtyard, facing
inwards. The chapel is central to the northern range, with an early Cl9
frontispiece: stone round headed archway with carved spandrels is flanked by
a cupola containing clock.


Listing NGR: SP5066590402

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