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Syonsby Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Melton Sysonby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7803 / 52°46'49"N

Longitude: -0.8967 / 0°53'47"W

OS Eastings: 474518

OS Northings: 320874

OS Grid: SK745208

Mapcode National: GBR BNP.N3V

Mapcode Global: WHFK0.6C8W

Plus Code: 9C4XQ4J3+48

Entry Name: Syonsby Lodge

Listing Date: 12 October 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426456

Location: Melton Sysonby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE13

County: Leicestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Melton Sysonby

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)
Sysonby Lodge
SK 72 SW 4/174


Early C19. Said to have been built, as a hunting lodge, by the Earl of Plymouth,
on the site of a late C18 cottage. Originally known as Plymouth Lodge. Main or
western facade rendered over brickwork, plinth, and band at 1st floor. Moulded
cornice. End pilasters and pilasters dividing window bays. Slate roof. 5 windows,
the centre 3 bays of 3 storeys (the 3rd added). Eaves band. Outer bays have parapet.
North side has square bay window with a 3 light sash and 1 side light. Rest are
sashes with boxed frames and glazing bars. Centre advanced door with balcony above
and Regency doorcase with fanlight and side lights, doors replaced. Balustrade
above. Reeded side panels and stone steps. Interior has some 6 panelled doors
and an early C19 fireplace on ground floor with broken pediment, dentil cornice
and mirror with arch and side pilasters. Arch across this room. Some panelling
brought from elsewhere, including some pieces with low relief carving possibly of
C17 date. The Lodge stands on a hill above fields and a brook and occupies a prominent
position. Sir Winston Churchill, Lord Beatty and the American Vanderbilts hunted
from here.

Listing NGR: SK7451820874

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