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Alton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ravenstone with Snibstone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7305 / 52°43'49"N

Longitude: -1.4305 / 1°25'49"W

OS Eastings: 438553

OS Northings: 314914

OS Grid: SK385149

Mapcode National: GBR 6H7.Z05

Mapcode Global: WHDHT.0M2L

Entry Name: Alton House

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Last Amended: 1 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187821

Location: Ravenstone with Snibstone, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Ravenstone with Snibstone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ashby-de-la-Zouch St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 31 SE
5/54
24.11.65


RAVENSTONE
ALTON HILL
Alton House (formerly
listed as Alton Grange)


II


House, C1800. Ashlar to road front, coursed, squared rubble to sides, with
continuous plinth. Low pitched slate roof. 2 storeys. Road front of 4 bays,
sides of 3 with central doorways with round arched fanlights and 6 panel doors,
that on east front having moulded architrave. Sash windows with glazing bars
throughout. Road front has angle pilaster strips. Overhanging eaves.
Central brick ridge stack.

History: George Stephenson bought Alton Grange in 1833 and lived there until
1842 while developing mining on the Snibston estate.


Listing NGR: SK3855314914

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