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Latitude: 52.839 / 52°50'20"N
Longitude: -0.7783 / 0°46'41"W
OS Eastings: 482393
OS Northings: 327525
OS Grid: SK823275
Mapcode National: GBR CPL.214
Mapcode Global: WHFJP.0WPZ
Entry Name: Old Park House
Listing Date: 14 July 1953
Last Amended: 22 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188288
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190145
Location: Croxton Kerrial, Melton, Leicestershire, NG32
Civil Parish: Croxton Kerrial
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Croxton Kerrial
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 82 NW CROXTON KERRIAL CROXTON PARK
11/353 Old Park House (formerly
14.7.53 listed as "Park House")
Ruin of house. 1730, partly demolished 1902. Square plan. Coursed
dressed limestone over brick. No roof. Each facade of 2 storeys and
basement in 3 bays, the corners stressed by rusticated limestone quoins.
Platband at first floor and continuous moulded cornice below parapet.
South front with central panelled door reached by short flight of steps.
Door surround with carved consoles supporting broken scrolled pediment.
Window surrounds also moulded, but plain. East and west fronts unpierced
by windows. Detailing of north facade similar to south: doorway without
pediment. Windows are sashes, mostly severely damaged, mostly late C18.
One 1730 sash survives to north, on upper floor, with glazing bars. From
north-east and north-west corners 5-bay trabeated quadrants curve to
flanking pavilions. Of pavilions only partial evidence remains. Quadrants
of 4 Tuscan columns with entablature. Interior. Fragmentary remains of
panelling, shouldered door surrounds and fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SK8239327525
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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