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Great Glen Hall, Including Cistern

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Glen, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.573 / 52°34'22"N

Longitude: -1.0297 / 1°1'46"W

OS Eastings: 465856

OS Northings: 297685

OS Grid: SP658976

Mapcode National: GBR 9PP.QGR

Mapcode Global: WHFKX.4LYB

Plus Code: 9C4WHXFC+64

Entry Name: Great Glen Hall, Including Cistern

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191054

Location: Great Glen, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Great Glen

Built-Up Area: Great Glen

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Glen Magna St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SP 69 NE
3/32 (North Side)
19.10.51 Great Glen Hall,
including cistern.
Small country house. Earlier C19. Probably for Sir George Robinson Bt.
Colourwashed stuccoed brick and Welsh slate low-pitch hipped roof with brick
ridge stacks. In Nash villa style with band, wide bracketted eaves, and cast
iron work with Egyptian details. 2 storeys of 5 2/2 sash windows on 1st floor
: 2 on 2 2-storey bowed projections and 3 in 3 recessed giant depressed arches
in centre and to either side of bows. Depressed arched lintels. On ground
floor, from left, French window with top lights, bowed 2-leaved part-glazed
door and 3 French windows with top lights. Along the whole front is an open
verandah with glazed roof and cast iron supports, and which follows the bowed
projections. Stone flagged floor. Further 2 storey bow on right end with 2/2
: 4/4 : 2/2 sash over tripartite French window. Inside is a staircase hall
the walls of which are outlined as if ashlar. Stone flagged floor and
staircase treads. Gallery supported on cast iron brackets and cast iron
balustrade with Egyptian details. Lantern top. 6-panelled mahogany doors and
marble fireplaces. Close to rear and linked to it by brick wall is a
lead-lined water cistern of stuccoed brick in the Egyptian style. Octagon
plan, c3m high and tapering towards top where hipped roof. Foliage cornice
frieze. Lion's head tap spout towards garden and trough towards yard. Great
Glen Hall, then known as the Manor House, was bought by C.W. Packe in 1847,
and had previously been the property of Sir George Robinson, Bt. White's
Leicestershire and Rutland, 1877, and Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SP6585697685

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