Ulverscroft Lodge, Priory Lane, Ulverscroft (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7139, -1.2625
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressUlverscroft Lodge Priory Lane Ulverscroft LE67 9PH
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK4992113167

Originally a Farm. Now a Private House and Outbuildings. Generally, Late C18 in origin.
House built 1773. Stone plaque reads ?WPB Esq 1773?. Plain Neoclassical/Georgian styling. Mellow red brick. Stone string course above 1st & 2nd floors on front elevation. Swithland slate pitched roof. 2 gable stacks. 3 storeys including roof space. Flat topped arched brick openings. Small paned casement and vertical sliding sash windows. French windows on GF. Flanking screen walls with concave curved top and stone coping attached at each gable. Plain neoclassical columns with unique square capitals incorporating volutes terminate each screen.
Outbuildings include a Cottage and former Barns. Generally random Mountsorrel granite. Swithland slate pitched roofs. Cottage with tall ridge stack. 1 Barn with pyramidal roofed ridge ?lantern?. Brick dressed openings include a small diocletian window in barn gable. Various patterns of C19 metal fencing enclose parts of grounds.

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.