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Launde Abbey Walls to Kitchen Garden and Attached Cast Iron Greenhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Launde, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6306 / 52°37'50"N

Longitude: -0.821 / 0°49'15"W

OS Eastings: 479895

OS Northings: 304299

OS Grid: SK798042

Mapcode National: GBR CS1.381

Mapcode Global: WHFKT.C49N

Entry Name: Launde Abbey Walls to Kitchen Garden and Attached Cast Iron Greenhouse

Listing Date: 24 January 1985

Last Amended: 10 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190575

Location: Launde, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Launde

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loddington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

In the entry for

Launde Abbey
Walls to Kitchen Garden

The address shall be amended to read:

Launde Abbey
Walls to Kitchen Garden
and attached cast-iron

The following shall be added at the end of the description:

Greenhouse. Late C18/early C19. Brick plinth with stone coping and cast-iron
and glass. Long lean-to roof now of plastic corrugated sheeting. At lowest
point at front are 20 small sections each of 10 panes with cast-iron glazing
bars. The sides and partition walls have multiple narrow uprights with overlap-
ping panes between. Part-glazed doors. Interior: the main struts of the roof
frame remain and are supported on very slender cast-iron columns. Brick benches
and planters and stone and tile floors. 3 niches in the main garden wall which
retains its hypocaust heating tunnels at this point. The other greenhouse of
wood and the bothies to rear of the main greenhouse behind the wall are not of
special architectural interest.



Launde Abbey
5/48 Walls to Kitchen Garden


Wall. Early C19. Brick with tiled coping. Circa 10' high and forming a large
square enclosure.

Listing NGR: SK7973504367

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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