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West Cottage and Boundary Wall at Cold Overton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Knossington and Cold Overton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6828 / 52°40'58"N

Longitude: -0.8034 / 0°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 480989

OS Northings: 310125

OS Grid: SK809101

Mapcode National: GBR CR9.V03

Mapcode Global: WHFKF.MTMP

Entry Name: West Cottage and Boundary Wall at Cold Overton Hall

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189862

Location: Knossington and Cold Overton, Melton, Leicestershire, LE15

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Knossington and Cold Overton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Cold Overton (Whatborough Parishes )

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Cold Overton
(west side)
11/105 West Cottage and
boundary wall at
Cold Overton Hall

Former wood and coal store and servants' lodgings, now a house.
Mid C17 with early C20 alterations and additions. Banded
ironstone and limestone with ashlar dressings and half hipped
Collyweston slate roof. Coped hips. Grouped coped stone lateral
stack. 2 storeys plus attics, 3 bays. South end has to left a
recessed C20 door. Above, a 3 light mullioned casement with
moulded mullion, chamfered reveal and leaded glazing. Above, to
right, a stair light with chamfered surround. Above again, a
central smaller 3 light mullioned casement. East side has 2 C20
casements with concrete lintels. Above, to left, a stair light
with a chamfered surround. Above again, a central 2 light
mullioned casement. Above again, a slate hung gabled dormer with
a 2 light casement. North end has a C20 casement and above, a
central 3 light mullioned casement. Above again, a similar
smaller casement. West side has.an off-centre C20 door flanked
to right by a casement. Beyond to right, a mullioned casement.
Above, a central slate hung gabled dormer with a 2 light
casement. Interior has stone spiral staircase, a chamfered span
beam and a C17 style plaster corner fireplace. Outside, to
south, an ironstone boundary wall with moulded coping, approx. 30
M long, with a range of C20 lean-to wooden sheds. This building
was erected as a fuel store and servants' lodgings to Cold
Overton Hall.

Listing NGR: SK8098910125

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

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