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Killock House and Attached Range of Outbuildings and Pump

A Grade II Listed Building in Laughton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4958 / 52°29'44"N

Longitude: -1.0286 / 1°1'43"W

OS Eastings: 466044

OS Northings: 289094

OS Grid: SP660890

Mapcode National: GBR 9QN.JRQ

Mapcode Global: VHDQR.4J2L

Entry Name: Killock House and Attached Range of Outbuildings and Pump

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191362

Location: Laughton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Laughton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Laughton St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


4/35 Killock House and
attached range of
outbuildings and pump


House, formerly a farmhouse. Late C17 with C20 alterations. Brick and stone, with
Swithland and Welsh slate roofs. Roof hipped to north, with trip of gables to
south. 2 ridge stacks. Rubblestone plinth with moulded brick course. 2 storeys
with attics. North front: 2 storeys, 5 bays. Off-centre doorway with wooden door-
case with cornice hood, and part-glazed 6-panel door. To right, a 3-light case-
ment. To left, a similar window, followed by a single light casement occupying a
blocked doorway and beyond another 3-light casement. Above, three 3-light case-
ments. All C20 windows with cement rendered flat arches. There is diamond diaper-
work in burnt headers right across the front at first floor level, continuing along
west wall and south front of first floor level, and recurring on the south front
attic gables, the central gable with a heart shape, the other 2 have diamond
shapes. South front: Swithland slate main roof, Welsh slate attic gables.
2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. Off-centre doorway with C20 part-glazed door with
over-light. To left, a 3-light casement with wooden lintel. To right, a single
light casement followed by a 2-light casement. Above to left, a 3-light casement,
and to right, two 2-light casements. In the attic storey, three 2-light casements,
those to left and centre with wooden lintels, that to right with a flat arch. All
other openings have gauged brick flat arches. All C20 casements. Single storey
range outbuildings to east, with attached pump in wooden case. Interior: moulded
main beams with stops on ground floor. Panelling and cornice in bedroom on first
floor reputed to be of c.1700. Several mud and stud partitions remain and several
floors on all storeys are of Leicestershire cement. Slate sundial on west wall
of house at first floor level.
VCH,V, 213-4.

Listing NGR: SP6604489094

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