Gazebo on Corner of Garden of No 173 Main Street, Swithland (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7115, -1.1834
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressGazebo 173 on Corner of Garden Main Street Swithland LE12 8TQ
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5526412968
Volume, Map, Item286, 4, 69
WardRothley & Thurcaston
Conservation AreaSwithland

Gazebo or lock up probably of C18. Granite and slate rubble stone with pointed Swithland slate roof. Small circular tower of 2 storeys. Door with slate lintel and brick surround in base and door, small 1 light openings and tiny slits above. Generally said locally to be a lock-up, but as there is a pair at opposite ends of site of Old Swithland Hall, it is more likely that they are folly boundary towers or gazebos.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.