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Abbots Oak

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Rock, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7242 / 52°43'27"N

Longitude: -1.3133 / 1°18'48"W

OS Eastings: 446472

OS Northings: 314283

OS Grid: SK464142

Mapcode National: GBR 7JX.BR1

Mapcode Global: WHDHV.SSSF

Entry Name: Abbots Oak

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187887

Location: North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Rock

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Copt Oak St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/09/2016.

SK 41 SE

WARREN HILLS ROAD (south side),
Abbots Oak

(Formerly listed as: COALVILLE, WHITWICK ROAD (south side), Abbots Oak)


House, c.1860 with later additions, of Charnwood granite nibble with ashlar dressings, slate roof and ridge and end stacks. Main range of 2 storeys with 3 crow-stepped gabled projections to the right-hand side, surmounted by heraldic beasts. The central projection has an arched doorway, with spandrels carved with ivy, the initials "T.N" and "Peace be to this house" on the ribbon. Mullioned windows, some also with transoms. Castellated tower (which originally had a tall pyramidal roof) behind, with conical-roofed stair turret. Early C20 range to rear. Interior has 2 panelled rooms and a richly-carved staircase in Jacobean Revival manner. Floriated cross on a base with carved heads between miniature gables, in flower bed in front garden.

Listing NGR: SK4647214283

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

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