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Beaumont Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6093 / 52°36'33"N

Longitude: -1.0907 / 1°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 461670

OS Northings: 301666

OS Grid: SK616016

Mapcode National: GBR FSV.2J

Mapcode Global: WHFKP.6PW0

Entry Name: Beaumont Hall

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187562

Location: Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire, LE2

County: Leicestershire

District: Oadby and Wigston

Town: Oadby and Wigston

Electoral Ward/Division: Oadby Grange

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Oadby St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

OADBY
SP60 SW STOUGHTON DRIVE SOUTH (West
Side)

2/16 Beaumont Hall

GV II

House. 1908 by Stockdale Harrison. Largely brick with diaper work and stone
dressings with some tile hanging and half timbering. Plain tiled roof.
Domestic Revival style using an asymmetrical grouping of different vernacular
idioms. 2 storeyed with attics, L-plan, one wing comprising the service end.
Entrance front in courtyard formed by wings with full height gabled porch with
round arched entrance and a wood mullioned and transomed window above it.
Beyond this to the right one wide bay has 4 light mullioned and transomed
window to ground floor, grouped windows of 1 and 3 lights above and a dormer
contained within the roof. The service wing is treated differently, with
smooth rendered upper storey, wood casement windows and large gabled dormers.
Overhanging eaves with long wrought-iron brackets. Gable wall of main range
also treated architecturally with projecting inglenook stack with small
stained glass light piercing it, and tile hung gable over canted bay beyond,
which has leaded casement with stone mullions. Garden front consists of 4
bays, paired gables to the left, a single gable to the right, separated by a
huge low sweep to the roof, over a wide canted bay window which is sheltered
by the overhanging eaves. Dormer within the roof above it. The right hand
gable has a wide canted bay window with a sun dial inscribed "horas non numero
nisi serenas" above it. Canted bay window on inner of the left hand bays,
with grouped casements of 1 and 3 lights beyond. In the side elevation to the
west, a projecting gabled bay is half timbered with an oriel window with small
central bow at first floor level, and coving to jettied gable apex above.
Massive gable and axial stacks, expressed and moulded.


Listing NGR: SK6167001666

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