Maplewell School, Maplewell Road, Woodhouse Eaves (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7141, -1.2276
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressMaplewell School Maplewell Road Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8QY
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5228013218

Originally Maplewell Grange and built as a Private House. Designed by C Granville Barker. Acquired by Leicestershire County Council and adapted as a School for ?special needs? children. Late C19 (c1888) with C20 alterations. Tudor/Gothic Revival styling. Mountsorrel granite with stone dressings to openings and blue brick string courses. Multi-gabled pitched Swithland slate roofs with pitched roof dormers. 3 storeys. Red brick Tudor style stacks. Casement windows with stone mullions and transomes. Adjacent single storey ?Stable Block? with ridge mounted ?clock tower? surmounted by lead clad domical roof.

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.