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Latitude: 52.7428 / 52°44'34"N
Longitude: -1.3563 / 1°21'22"W
OS Eastings: 443555
OS Northings: 316326
OS Grid: SK435163
Mapcode National: GBR 7JN.5WL
Mapcode Global: WHDHV.4BF4
Entry Name: The Old Convent
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074362
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187884
Location: North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67
District: North West Leicestershire
Town: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Whitwick
Built-Up Area: Coalville
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Whitwick St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/07/2016
SK 41 NW
PARSONWOOD HILL (south side)
The Old Convent
(Formerly listed as House opposite entrance to Roman Catholic School)
House, early-mid C19 (possibly earlier origin), of Charnwood granite rubble with plain tiled roof and 3 brick ridge stacks (one transversely set). 2 storeys, 4 window range. Some single-light and some 2-light windows, with 4-centred-arched heads within rectangular surrounds, some with glazing bars. Arched-headed entrance with plank door with decorative hinges, to right of left-hand bay. Gabled extension to left and outshut to right, with similar doorway and window above. Gabled projections to rear, one with a lateral chimney stack of Charnwood granite rubble.
At one time the building served as a Roman Catholic convent and school.
Listing NGR: SK4355516326
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