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Launde Abbey: Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Launde, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6301 / 52°37'48"N

Longitude: -0.8232 / 0°49'23"W

OS Eastings: 479743

OS Northings: 304245

OS Grid: SK797042

Mapcode National: GBR CS1.2PC

Mapcode Global: WHFKT.B570

Entry Name: Launde Abbey: Stables

Listing Date: 24 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190574

Location: Launde, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Launde

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loddington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

LAUNDE

SK 70 SE LAUNDE ROAD

5/47 Launde Abbey : Stables

GV II


Stable block. Mid C18. Very finely coursed ironstone, almost ashlar work,
the hipped roof of Swithland slate to the front slopes, Welsh slate behind.
Outer single storey hipped wings, the main range two storied with central pedimented
gable, containing shallow segmental arch with voussoirs and 6-light sash window
above. String course emphasises gable which has clock in apex. Four bays
to each side, with outer 4-light wood mullioned and transomed windows with
single opening lights. Inner doors with overlight. Upper 6-light sash windows.
All openings have stone lintels. End bays, behind the low projecting wings,
are cottages entered from rear. That to south has a rear wing with two 2-light
casement windows to each floor, and inner doorway. Rear windows are largely
concrete splayed openings with iron glazing bars but to each side of the door
is a larger 9-light wood mullioned and transomed window. One upper loading
door to each side.


Listing NGR: SK7974304245

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