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Charnwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7197 / 52°43'10"N

Longitude: -1.2125 / 1°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 453289

OS Northings: 313847

OS Grid: SK532138

Mapcode National: GBR 8LD.D99

Mapcode Global: WHDHX.BWVX

Entry Name: Charnwood House

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189199

Location: Woodhouse, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Woodhouse

Built-Up Area: Woodhouse Eaves

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Woodhouse Eaves St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 51 SW
Charnwood House

Children's Convalescent Home, now Children's Home, of 1900. Red brick with
brick band, wooden cornice, and plain tile hipped roof with massive red
brick stacks. 3 ridge (1 coupled) and end stacks. 2 storeys in Queen
Anne style with mainly 6/6 sash windows and some leaded casements. Gauged
brick lintels to ground floor and stone sills. 2 closely set wings project
to front right. That further to right has semi-circular 1 storey former
porch with leaded half dome roof. Former door blocked with window and further
1-light windows either side. Above in stone band is inscribed'Cooper Memorial
Convalescent Home for Children'. Canted oriel bay over and projecting stack
and 4/4 sash to right. On stack a tablet in stone and cut and moulded brick
inscribed 'Built by Rev. W.H. Cooper of Burleigh Hall, Loughborough, in
memory of his wife Mary Cooper, 1900'. The wing to left has 2 2-light
leaded casements both floors. The wings are joined at 1st floor level by
small C20 infill with similar 2-light: C20 door and window in recessed
section under . To left of wings a similar 4-light casement both floors and
a C20 2 storey wing with flat roof and brick stack projecting forwards. On
right end of main range a central 2 storey projection with hipped roof
and 6-light mullion and transom staircase window with leaded lights.
Similar 4-light casement beneath. 2 6/6 sashes both floors to left and 2-light
dormer above. A 6/6 both floors and a C20 1-light window to right. On roof
ridge a wood and lead octagonal open turret with weathervane. Rear is a
front of 10 mainly 6/6 sashes with part glazed painted stone veranda to left,
2 glazed doors and 2 6/9 sashes within.Balustrated top and glazed over. Canted
right end to veranda of brick with 3 4/4 sashes and door. Tripartite 2/2:
6/6: 2/2 and 2 further sashes to right. On roof to left 3 dormers:2-light,
3-light,2-light, the centre having curved gable. On roof ridge to right a
wood and lead octagonal open turret. C20 1 storey extension on right end.

Listing NGR: SK5328913847

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

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