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Old Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.839 / 52°50'20"N

Longitude: -0.7783 / 0°46'41"W

OS Eastings: 482393

OS Northings: 327525

OS Grid: SK823275

Mapcode National: GBR CPL.214

Mapcode Global: WHFJP.0WPZ

Entry Name: Old Park House

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Last Amended: 22 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190145

Location: Croxton Kerrial, Melton, Leicestershire, NG32

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Croxton Kerrial

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Croxton Kerrial

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 82 NW CROXTON KERRIAL CROXTON PARK

11/353 Old Park House (formerly
14.7.53 listed as "Park House")

II

Ruin of house. 1730, partly demolished 1902. Square plan. Coursed
dressed limestone over brick. No roof. Each facade of 2 storeys and
basement in 3 bays, the corners stressed by rusticated limestone quoins.
Platband at first floor and continuous moulded cornice below parapet.
South front with central panelled door reached by short flight of steps.
Door surround with carved consoles supporting broken scrolled pediment.
Window surrounds also moulded, but plain. East and west fronts unpierced
by windows. Detailing of north facade similar to south: doorway without
pediment. Windows are sashes, mostly severely damaged, mostly late C18.
One 1730 sash survives to north, on upper floor, with glazing bars. From
north-east and north-west corners 5-bay trabeated quadrants curve to
flanking pavilions. Of pavilions only partial evidence remains. Quadrants
of 4 Tuscan columns with entablature. Interior. Fragmentary remains of
panelling, shouldered door surrounds and fireplaces.


Listing NGR: SK8239327525

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