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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CONSERVATORY ATTACHED TO NORTH KILWORTH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1061421

Location

CONSERVATORY ATTACHED TO NORTH KILWORTH HOUSE, LUTTERWORTH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityNorth Kilworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191448

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Details

SP 68 SW NORTH KILWORTH LUTTERWORTH ROAD (south side)

5/34 Conservatory attached to 15/09/87 North Kilworth House (formerly listed under A467, Misterton Road)

GV II*

Conservatory. 1888, probably designed by A E PURDIE for J B N ENTWISLE. Cast iron and wood with plain and stained leaded glass. Rendered and moulded plinth with brick base decorated with glazed tiles. Single storey. central large pavilion with 2 smaller side pavilions. South front has a central 5-bay pedimented porch which projects forward by 2 bays with central round-headed double doors flanked by narrow side bays, flanked again by wider bays, each divided by 6 moulded square wooden columns. The pediment is glazed with a central circular panel plus 2 triangular side panels, and topped by an iron weathervane with corner ball finials. Either side are 3 bays completing the central pavilion and these are in turn flanked by the 5-bay side pavilions. Each bay a large segment-headed window, with leaded and partly stained glass, plus a small overlight with stained glass. The central pavilion is topped by a 3-tier lantern, the central section has 3 round-headed, stained glass lights, with a small 2-light lantern above topped with a lead roof and an ornate iron finial, either side are lower 3-bay side lanterns, again with ornate iron finials. The side pavilions are topped by square lanterns with ogee roofs, and ornate iron finials. INTERIORS: the north aisle is divided off by a row of exceedingly ornate iron columns with tall bases, fluted shafts and exaggerated capitals. The main roof structure is wooden, with ornate iron bases and strengthened bars and trusses. The floor has a circular central section and cross aisles, between the raised beds, decorated with Italian mosaics, and lined with iron heating grills.

Listing NGR: SP6022083420

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National Grid Reference: SP 60220 83420

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