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Wilson House

A Grade II Listed Building in Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8193 / 52°49'9"N

Longitude: -1.4005 / 1°24'1"W

OS Eastings: 440500

OS Northings: 324811

OS Grid: SK405248

Mapcode National: GBR 7HN.6R8

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.GDBH

Entry Name: Wilson House

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358074

Location: Breedon on the Hill, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE73

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Breedon on the Hill

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Breedon-on-the-Hill St Mary and St Hardulph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BREEDON-ON-THE-HILL SHORT HILL
SK 42 SW
(WILSON)
4/27
Wilson House
GV II

House. Late C16-early C17 with flanking C19 extension. C16-C17 range to centre
has timber-framing with curved braces, whitewashed render infill to ground
floor, and brick infill to first floor. More timbers may be concealed in rear
wall which is rendered and whitewashed, as are extensions. C20 tile roofs,
whitewashed rendered chimneys. Original range is of 2 bays with narrow
extension to left. In front of extension and part of left bay is a later gabled
projection. Mid-late C19 block projects slightly to right. 2 storeys. Centre
bays have C20 2-light wooden casements, the right bay with a pair of casements
to each floor. Only upper half of each light has glazing bars. C19 block to
right has similar casements, 3-light to ground floor, 2 2-lights to first floor,
and C20 glazed door to left with radiating semicircular fanlight. Gabled
extension to left has C20 bowed oriel windows with wooden glazing bars, and
exposed truss with ornamental brickwork in gable. INTERIOR: timber framing is
exposed in original left end wall, and stop chamfered floor beams are retained
in original right bay. Ground floor has large fireplace to right with base of
firehood, the upper part of hood removed and replaced by small C19 stack.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SK4050024811

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