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

Name: STABLES AND KENNELS TO BRADGATE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1361383

Location

STABLES AND KENNELS TO BRADGATE HOUSE, BRADGATE HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHinckley and BosworthDistrict AuthorityGroby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188526

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Details

GROBY BRADGATE HILL SK 50 NW (North east side) 4/18 Stables and Kennels to 29.11.88 Bradgate House

II*

Former stables and kennels now a ruin. 1856 by M.J.Dain of 'Dain and Parsons' for George-Harry Grey, 7th Earl of Stamford, Master of the Quorn Hunt 1856 - 63. In the Jacobean style. Red brick with white brick decorative banding, ashlar dressings, plain tile roofs, clustered brick gable and ridge stacks. Quadrangular plan. The main south front is of 5 bays with a central projecting, square entrance tower, 2 storeys plus attics. Round headed archway, with moulded ashlar imposts and arch with keystone decorated by a fox's head. Either side are single Roman Doric columns supporting an entablature, above is a large panel containing the arms of the Earl of Stamford, flanked by tapering columns supporting an entablature and above a Dutch gable containing a circular window, The square dome was originally capped by a square cupola. The entrance tower is clasped by lower flanking semicircular towers with small round headed openings to the 2 stages and half domed roofs. To either side are two storey single bay projecting pavilions with brick bands and coped Dutch gables, To each floor is a single 3 light stone mullioned opening decorated with strapwork. In the gables a circular opening in a lozenge surround. Either side are blank recessed wings terminated by single storey pavilions, each with a single 3 light mullioned opening with strapwork surrounds and above a circular window in a Dutch gable. The inner courtyard facades. The southern facade has a central 5 bay 2 storey block including the gate tower, with a central round headed arch and above a 4 light traceried window and above again a circular window in a Dutch gable. Either side are single 2 light mullioned windows flanked by 3 light mullioned windows, with above two 2 light mullioned windows and above again a small and a large Dutch gable both with circular windows. Beyond are single storey stable wings with irregular segmental headed doorways and round headed windows. The east and west fronts are identical, with central 2 storey blocks, each with a central segmental headed archway and above 3 round headed windows with above again a Dutch gable containing a circular window. Either side are single round headed windows, single large segmental headed doorways, then further round headed windows, above are single segmental headed loft doors with small Dutch gables over. Either side single storey wings have 2 segmental headed doors, the outer ones larger. The north front has a central 7 bay section with 5 segmental headed carriage arches flanked by a single circular window. Above a central circular window is flanked by single loft doors, circular windows and small windows with strapwork surrounds. This section is surmounted by a row of 5 small Dutch gables each with a circular window flanked by square towers with parapets topped by ashlar strapwork gables. Either side are single storey wings with irregular segmental headed doors and round headed windows. These stables and kennels were built to accompany Bradgate House built as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Stamford when he was Master of the Quorn Hunt. Bradgate House has since been demolished.

Listing NGR: SK5070209288

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National Grid Reference: SK 50702 09288

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