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5, King Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7652 / 52°45'54"N

Longitude: -0.8862 / 0°53'10"W

OS Eastings: 475247

OS Northings: 319202

OS Grid: SK752192

Mapcode National: GBR BNW.QR9

Mapcode Global: WHFK0.CR6H

Entry Name: 5, King Street

Listing Date: 12 October 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426199

Location: Melton, Leicestershire, LE13

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Town: Melton

District Council Ward: Melton Craven

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/10/2012


5305
SK 7519 SW 1/131


KING STREET
(North West Side)
No 5


GV
II*


House. Early c14 altered and extended in c16 and remodelled early and late c19. C14
house believed to have been built for John de Mowbray, Lord of the Manor of Melton.
Timber frame and brick, rendered in c19. Hipped and gabled pantile roof. 2 storeys.
The front (south) range contains 2 bays of c14 crown post roof frame at east end. To
left, c16 west range with first floor framed in four bays and framed north gable wall.
A short, gabled, framed, c16 wing on east side of west range. Central c19 brick ridge
stack on south range and brick stack cut down to eaves level in west wall of west range.
South front has late c19 shop fronts and rendered first floor with 2 early c19 sashes
with bars (4x4 panes). First floor framing to west wall underbuilt in brick: close
studding, intermediate rail and upper angle bay braces where not disturbed by insertion
of early c19 sashes and chimney stack. Later eaves raised above top plate. Similar
close studding in north gable and north wall of short east wing. C14 roof in south
range with two octagonal crown posts with moulded caps and bases. Above caps, chamfered
struts to collar purlin and collar ties. Bracing of each rafter for the collar ties
may be secondary. A later plain crown post against the central stack braced from the
principal beam. Framing for a smoke hood at junction of c14 and c16 roofs. C16 wing
has a clasped purlin roof with wind braces. House has important group value in King
Street.

Listing NGR: SK7524719202

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