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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: MAISON DIEU BEDEHOUSES

List entry Number: 1265186

Location

MAISON DIEU BEDEHOUSES, BURTON STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireMeltonDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 425768

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5305 BURTON STREET (East Side) Maison Dieu Bedehouses SK 7519 SW 1/5 24.10.50.

II* GV

2. 1640, restored in 1890. Almshouses, the gift of Robert Hudson, Citizen and Haberdasher of London and a native of Melton Mowbray. Coursed stone with plinth and dressings. Steeply pitched stone slate roof with 3 gables over windows and central door. Centre gable has Hudson Coat of Arms in stone between 2 diminutive Ionic pilasters, small cornice and inscription. Lintel of central door inscribed 'Maison Dieu 1640". 2 storeys. Under each side gable is a 4 light ground floor and 3 light upper floor window. Under centre gable a door with moulded depressed stone arched flanked by 2 light windows. Centre upper storey window of 5 lights. All fenestration is of C17 (restored) with stone mullions and dripstones.

All the listed buildings in Burton Street form a group of which Nos 24 to 36 (even) are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SK7532419019

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National Grid Reference: SK 75324 19019

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