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Crown House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8444 / 52°50'39"N

Longitude: -1.3375 / 1°20'14"W

OS Eastings: 444720

OS Northings: 327634

OS Grid: SK447276

Mapcode National: GBR 7HB.QN7

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.FRBT

Plus Code: 9C4WRMV7+P2

Entry Name: Crown House

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358088

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Castle Donington

Built-Up Area: Castle Donington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 4427-4527
9/41 No 102 (Crown House)

House. Dated 1818 on brick. Whitewashed stucco with slate roof, flanking
rendered chimneys and fine stucco ornament. 2-storey front, 3-storey rear, 2
bays. Front has first floor sill band, painted black, and moulded stucco eaves
with frieze of fret-type design. 4-pane sash windows with black-painted stucco
hoodmould. Lower hoods are Tudor. Central 6-panelled door in stucco surround
with moulded ogee arch, crockets, finial and triple-shafted jambs. In tympanum
is a stucco relief of rich radiating foliage over a Greek fret frieze. Inside,
the front rooms also have good plaster ornament. Ground floor left room has
richly moulded ceiling cornice with frieze of urns, richly foliated ceiling
rose, and pair of arched alcoves with daisy motifs to architrave surround. Room
to ground floor right has fine ceiling cornice with beaded ornament. Home of
the Sutton family, master plasterers, of whom John Sutton worked on plasterwork
at Donington Hall (qv).

Listing NGR: SK4472027634

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