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Garden Walls, Summer House, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School and Font House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nevill Holt, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5359 / 52°32'9"N

Longitude: -0.799 / 0°47'56"W

OS Eastings: 481558

OS Northings: 293793

OS Grid: SP815937

Mapcode National: GBR CT1.WB8

Mapcode Global: VHDQP.3JGB

Entry Name: Garden Walls, Summer House, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps at Nevill Holt Hall Preparatory School and Font House

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191011

Location: Nevill Holt, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Nevill Holt

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

NEVILL HOLT


SP 89 SW

6/108 Garden Walls, Summer
House, Gate Piers, Gates
and steps at Nevill
Holt Hall Preparatory
School and Font House

GV II

Garden walls, summer house, gate piers, gates and steps. C18 and C19. Red brick,
coursed rubble stone, dressed stone, wrought iron and wood. C18 red brick walls
with coursed rubble stone plinth surround the gardens. Tile coped in part. At
intervals there are openwork stone crestings over gateways with stone arches.
Walls are c3m high. On an axis from the Dining Room of School a gateway with
brick piers and stone urns on top. Fine wrought iron gate with side panels. Bordering
Paddock Lane there is a raised walk with central flight of stone steps. Pedestals
and urns at the sides. At the top a pedestal sundial. Facing Paddock Lane a coursed
rubble stone retaining wall with stone coping and buttresses. Wall by top of
avenue terminates in rusticated stone pier with ball on top. Close to this a
stone gateway in wall. A few further openings around perimeter. Within the
small walled garden, projecting from the wall, a painted wooden open summer house
with a fluted column at the front corners and pediment over.


Listing NGR: SP8155893793

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