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Lockington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lockington-Hemington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.849 / 52°50'56"N

Longitude: -1.3064 / 1°18'23"W

OS Eastings: 446808

OS Northings: 328165

OS Grid: SK468281

Mapcode National: GBR 7HD.6KJ

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.XN28

Plus Code: 9C4WRMXV+HC

Entry Name: Lockington Hall

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358203

ID on this website: 101359384

Location: Lockington, North West Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Lockington-Hemington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Lockington St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Lockington Hall
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Former mansion, converted to offices 1973-4. Original H-plan block built 1688
for Bainbrigge family. Remodelled 1797-1804 for Rev Philip Storey, who added
second floor and Tuscan colonnade, rendered facades and altered fenestration.
Further alterations 1872 when extensive service wings were added to west.
Render with stone dressings, hipped slate roofs and rendered chimneys. 3
storeys; 7 x 5 bays. Chamfered quoins and plinth, moulded first floor band
course, moulded main cornice with dentils at second floor level, another moulded
cornice with balustraded parapet above. C19 sash windows, only those to top
storey with glazing bars, all with raised stone surrounds and keyblocks. First
floor windows have moulded architrave surrounds. 7-bay EAST FRONT has recessed
centre of 3 bays, with steps up to c1800 portico of paired Tuscan columns.
Portico has moulded cornice and contemporary decorative iron railings to balcony
above. All balcony windows are full height. Central double half-glazed doors
with large rectangular fanlight, eared architrave surround, flanking panelled
pilasters, and flanking half-piers. Fanlight has ornamental cast iron glazing
bars. NORTH FRONT: of 5 bays, has slightly advanced centre bay with segmental
pediment over first floor window, and large porte-cochere of 1872. Port-cochere
is ashlar and arcaded, with balustraded parapet. To right is ashlar front of
1872 service wing. This is of 2 storeys and has flanking pedimented projections
with bay windows to ground floor and pedimented surrounds to upper windows.
Remainder of wing has sashes. SOUTH FRONT: has 2 rectangular bay windows of
1872, and service wing to right, also ashlar faced. Part of wing is advanced,
and has blind arched doorway with pedimented surround in return gable. Service
wings have red brick end and rear walls, and white brick walls to inner court.
INTERIOR: late C17 staircase in upper storeys of south wing, with good turned
balusters, moulded handrail, and 2 knob finials to newels; large main staircase
is late C19 in late C17 style; large room on first floor of south wing with fine
plaster ceiling of c1800; contemporary fireplace of green and white marble with
carved foxes on central panel in room below; bolection-moulded marble fireplace
in entrance hall; other rooms with early and late C19 moulded ceiling cornices.
(N Pevsner and E Williamson, Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland,
1984, p.277).

Listing NGR: SK4680828165

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