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Shoby Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7756 / 52°46'32"N

Longitude: -0.9889 / 0°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 468304

OS Northings: 320258

OS Grid: SK683202

Mapcode National: GBR 9M7.W8W

Mapcode Global: WHFJY.SH8H

Entry Name: Shoby Priory

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Last Amended: 22 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190211

Location: Grimston, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Grimston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Saxelbye with Shoby

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 62 SE Shoby Priory (formerly
4/275 listed as Priory
14.7.53 Farmhouse)


House, formerly farmhouse. Early C16 and early C17 extended and partly
encased in brick late C19 and attend C20. Coursed squared ironstone with
limestone dressings, hipped C20 ridged tile roof, brick ridge stack and one
stone lateral stack with brick flue.
L plan. 2-storey, 3-window range.
Main front facing garden has large projecting lateral stack to left. All
walling to right of stack is of red brick. C20 door to left of centre with
overlight and Tudor-arched head.
Shallow cross wing projects to right of centre with canted bay window to
ground floor and 3-light casement window to 1st floor with hood mould.
Small 1-light window to left of door, C20 window to ground floor right and
3-light casements to 1st floor. Wing which projects to rear left is oldest
part of house and has large 5-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to
ground floor of left side elevation with Transom.
Interior: Large open fireplace with chamfer and Tudor-arched head. Open-
wall staircase, early C17, with vertically symmetrical turned balusters and
newel posts with finials.
A grange of Launde Abbey from early C13 - late C14.
Buildings of England, Leics, 1984, p377-8.

Listing NGR: SK6830420258

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