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Desford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Desford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6169 / 52°37'0"N

Longitude: -1.2589 / 1°15'31"W

OS Eastings: 450275

OS Northings: 302383

OS Grid: SK502023

Mapcode National: GBR 8MH.SPG

Mapcode Global: WHDJG.MHR5

Entry Name: Desford Hall

Listing Date: 28 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188520

Location: Desford, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Desford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Desford St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 50 SW
7/49 Desford Hall


- II

Small country house, now offices. c.1875, converted c.1980. White brick with
ashlar dressings, slate roofs and 2 moulded external stacks. Chamfered plinth,
first and second floor bands and first floor cill band plus dentilated eaves.
3-storey. South front, recessed centre with slightly projecting wings. Central
round headed doorway with 4-panel door and plain fanlight, flanked by single
round headed plain sashes, all under a Corinthian columned porch with curved
frieze and balustrade parapet over. Above 2 plain sashes in moulded ashlar
surrounds with bracketed hoods to each floor. Either side single 2-storey
canted bay windows with plain sashes and above tripartite plain sashes with
carved segmental pediments, above blind circular window with keystones in curved
Dutch gables. Centre topped by a square tower with corner pilasters and a
single sash to each face, with moulded ashlar surround and bracketed hood.
Topped by a square leaded dome with weather vane finial. East and west fronts
are similar with external stack, flanked by a plain sash to each floor, and to
north slightly projecting Dutch gabled wings with bay windows to east. To rear
plain 2-storey service wing. Interior entrance hall has Minton tile floor, 4
doorways with heavily moulded plaster surround with bracketed hoods, a segmental
arch with keystone, and a small Imperial staircase, single flight with 2 flight
returns, with turned balusters and square panelled newel posts.

Listing NGR: SK5027502383

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