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The Old Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitwick, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7428 / 52°44'34"N

Longitude: -1.3563 / 1°21'22"W

OS Eastings: 443555

OS Northings: 316326

OS Grid: SK435163

Mapcode National: GBR 7JN.5WL

Mapcode Global: WHDHV.4BF4

Entry Name: The Old Convent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187884

Location: Whitwick, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Town: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Whitwick

Built-Up Area: Coalville

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Whitwick St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/07/2016

SK 41 NW

PARSONWOOD HILL (south side)
The Old Convent

(Formerly listed as House opposite entrance to Roman Catholic School)

House, early-mid C19 (possibly earlier origin), of Charnwood granite rubble with plain tiled roof and 3 brick ridge stacks (one transversely set). 2 storeys, 4 window range. Some single-light and some 2-light windows, with 4-centred-arched heads within rectangular surrounds, some with glazing bars. Arched-headed entrance with plank door with decorative hinges, to right of left-hand bay. Gabled extension to left and outshut to right, with similar doorway and window above. Gabled projections to rear, one with a lateral chimney stack of Charnwood granite rubble.

At one time the building served as a Roman Catholic convent and school.

Listing NGR: SK4355516326

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

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