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Cardigan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7623 / 52°45'44"N

Longitude: -0.8841 / 0°53'2"W

OS Eastings: 475393

OS Northings: 318885

OS Grid: SK753188

Mapcode National: GBR BNW.Z42

Mapcode Global: WHFK0.DT6Q

Plus Code: 9C4XQ468+W8

Entry Name: Cardigan House

Listing Date: 12 October 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425920

Location: Melton, Leicestershire, LE13

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Town: Melton

Electoral Ward/Division: Melton Craven

Built-Up Area: Melton Mowbray

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 55
(Cardigan House)
SK 7518 NW 1/15


Early C19. Red brick house with stone bands between floors, wide eaves cornice
on paired modillions and slate roof. 3 storeys. 3 windows sashes with glazing
bars except 2 with modern glazing. Central modern glazed door with rusticated stone
surround and projecting stone porch using Roman Ionic order with plain frieze and
cornice. Good cast iron balcony above porch. Small terrace in front has lost its
railings. Viscount Brudenell lived here until his death in 1868. He became Earl
of Cardigan and, in 1854, ordered the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean

All the listed buildings in Burton Street form a group of which Nos 24 to 36 (even)
are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SK7539318885

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

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