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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Wymondham, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7595 / 52°45'34"N

Longitude: -0.741 / 0°44'27"W

OS Eastings: 485060

OS Northings: 318728

OS Grid: SK850187

Mapcode National: GBR CQD.ZDT

Mapcode Global: WHFK2.LWCW

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189905

Location: Wymondham, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Wymondham

Built-Up Area: Wymondham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Wymondham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


(east side)
14/148 The Priory


House. Late C17, with C19 and mid C20 additions and alterations.
Coursed and squared ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings and
Collyweston slate roof. 4 stone gable stacks, 2 of them with C19
Tudor style patterned pots, and a capped external gable stack.
Flush ashlar quoins. 3 bay south front, 2 storeys plus attics,
has a central C19 gabled porch with a chamfered 4 centred arched
doorway flanked on either side by a 3 light mullioned window with
moulded mullions and flat hood, each with a central glazing bar
sash flanked by single fixed lights. Beyond, to the left, a
small buttress. Above, a central 2 light mullioned casement with
above, a small cross eaves gable, flanked on either side by a 3
light mullioned casement. All with moulded mullions. Above
again, 2 C19 gabled dormers each with a round headed casement.
East side has a C20 parapeted flat roofed porch with a 4 centred
arched door. To its right, a C19 gabled wing with a central
recessed C20 casement flanked on either side by a 3 light
mullioned casement, all under a continuous hood mould. Above,
similar fenestration with a blank central window. Above, to
left, a C17 2 light mullioned casement. East side, to street,
has to left a 3 light casement and to right a smaller mullioned
casement. Above, a squat off-centre 3 light mullioned casement
flanked to left by a taller 3 light casement and to right bya
single casement, all with flat hoods. Above again, to left, a
gabled dormer with a 2 light mullioned casement with hood mould.

Listing NGR: SK8506018728

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

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