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Latitude: 52.8378 / 52°50'15"N
Longitude: -1.3447 / 1°20'40"W
OS Eastings: 444239
OS Northings: 326894
OS Grid: SK442268
Mapcode National: GBR 7HJ.2TP
Mapcode Global: WHDH8.9XXW
Entry Name: Number 72 and Attached Outbuildings
Listing Date: 7 December 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074152
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358131
Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74
District: North West 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
CASTLE DONINGTON HIGH STREET
10/84 No 72 and attached
House. Circa 1730-40. Built for the Dalby family who still live in it. Red
brick with ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof and brick chimneys. Double
pile. 3 storeys, 3 x 2 bays. Chamfered stone plinth and quoins, moulded stone
eaves, moulded stone cornices to chimneys. Front quoins are hollow-chamfered.
Side elevations have brick band courses. 3-pane boxed sashes with gauged brick
keystones. Front is slightly more elaborate, the ground and first floor windows
having fluted keystones with small cornices. Eaves cornice projects very
slightly over central bay, which has moulded stone architrave surrounds to
windows, that to first floor with ears, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Central
panelled door with tall glazed top panels and fine Gibbs surround, of stone,
with moulded pediment. Door is approached by stone steps. Rear has later 3-
storey porch projection to centre, with half-glazed door and arched windows.
Single-storey range of outbuildings is attached to rear at north west corner.
Interior retains original central staircase with turned balusters, pulvinated
string, moulded handrail and fluted newel columns. Main ground floor rooms have
early-mid C19 fittings, the right room with fluted shutters and doorcases,
arched niches with shaped shelves, plaster ceiling frieze with urns, and plaster
surround to mirror.
Listing NGR: SK4423926894
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