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Former Laundry, Adjoining Outbuilding, Boundary Wall and Gatepiers to North of Cold Overton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Knossington and Cold Overton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6827 / 52°40'57"N

Longitude: -0.8032 / 0°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 481002

OS Northings: 310115

OS Grid: SK810101

Mapcode National: GBR CR9.V1F

Mapcode Global: WHFKF.MTQR

Entry Name: Former Laundry, Adjoining Outbuilding, Boundary Wall and Gatepiers to North of Cold Overton Hall

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189861

Location: Knossington and Cold Overton, Melton, Leicestershire, LE15

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Knossington and Cold Overton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Cold Overton (Whatborough Parishes )

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Cold Overton
(west side)
11/104 Former laundry,
adjoining out-
building, boundary
wall and gate piers
to north of Cold
Overton Hall


Former laundry, now a house, adjoining outbuilding, boundary
wall and gatepiers. Mid C17, late C18, mid C19 and early C20.
Coursed and squared ironstone and limestone with ashlar dressings
and half-hipped Collyweston slate and pantile roofs. Single
grouped lateral and external corner coped stone stacks. 2
storeys plus attics, 3 bays. South end has a central panelled
C20 door. Above, to left, a chamfered stair light. Above again,
a central 3 light mullioned casement with moulded mullions. East
side has, to right, a casement. Above, 3 C19 wooden mullioned
casements, 3 lights with wooden lintels. Above again, a slate
hung gabled dormer with a 2 light casement. Beyond, to left,
moulded coped boundary wall with a range of C20 sheds under a
wooden canopy. North side has a square hatch and above it, a
large opening with closely set wooden diamond mullions, and
shutters. Above again, a 3 light mullioned casement. Beyond, to
left, a boundary wall with a chamfered stone doorway. Beyond, a
lean-to outbuilding with a door to right. Beyond again 2 late
C18 square rusticated gatepiers with ball finials, overthrow with
central lamp, and iron gates. Interior has a notable stone
spiral staircase. This building forms part of the original
outbuildings to Cold Overton Hall.

Listing NGR: SK8100210115

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

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