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Summer House at Lakeside

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurnby and Bushby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6273 / 52°37'38"N

Longitude: -1.0476 / 1°2'51"W

OS Eastings: 464561

OS Northings: 303706

OS Grid: SK645037

Mapcode National: GBR 9P2.CXY

Mapcode Global: WHFKP.W796

Entry Name: Summer House at Lakeside

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190767

Location: Thurnby and Bushby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Thurnby and Bushby

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurnby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SK 60 SW COURT ROAD (West Side)

4/109 Summer house at Lakeside


Summer house. Later C19. Granite rubble stone, ornamented with white stone,
and plain tile octagonal conical roof with lead finial. Octagonal plan of
1 storey with plinth. Central doorway and angled lintel and painted Egyptian
columns as jambs. On each face of octagon, which is partly ivy covered, there
appear to be alternating small and larger blocked window frames except the
window opposite the door which not blocked. Angled lintels which together
with jambs which are decorated with alternating white stone. Rock-work decoration
surrounding. The eaves have brackets decorated with carved heads of animals.
Summer house stands on island in middle of large pond in former grounds of
Thurnby Court, now demolished, and is reached from No. 10 Lakeside.

Listing NGR: SK6456103706

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

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