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Raised Terrace in Front of Egerton Lodge Incorporating War Memorial and Doorway Moved from the Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7649 / 52°45'53"N

Longitude: -0.8899 / 0°53'23"W

OS Eastings: 475000

OS Northings: 319167

OS Grid: SK750191

Mapcode National: GBR BNW.PTL

Mapcode Global: WHFK0.9RHQ

Entry Name: Raised Terrace in Front of Egerton Lodge Incorporating War Memorial and Doorway Moved from the Limes

Listing Date: 12 October 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426678

Location: Melton, Leicestershire, LE13

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Town: Melton

Electoral Ward/Division: Melton Warwick

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

1.
5305 WILTON ROAD
(West Side)
Raised terrace in front
of Egerton Lodge incorporating
War Memorial and doorway
moved from "The Limes"
SK 7419 SE 1/156
SK 7519 SW 1/156

II GV

2.
Early C19 terrace in front of south elevation of Egerton Lodge. Low coped sandstone
parapet with stone tablets carrying the names of the fallen of both wars. Centre
ramped up over balustrade from which steps descend to garden. Tall ashlar end
piers with ball finials. At east end of terrace is a C17 door moved here from
"The Limes" with stone ogee arch and cornice. Door has a large trap said to have
been used to dole out bread to the poor.

Egerton Lodge, its raised terrace, the archway in its eastern garden wall, Lady
Wilton's Bridge including the Horse Wash, Leicester Road and Nos 29 to 33 (odd)
High Street form a group (the latter are buildings of local interest).


Listing NGR: SK7499819170

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 20 January 2017.

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

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