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War Memorial, Castle Hill, Mountsorrel (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7284, -1.1396
Date ListedFri 12th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressWar Memorial Castle Hill Mountsorrel LE12 7AB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5820214876
LBS402543
Volume, Map, Item260, 6, 19
ParishMountsorrel
WardMountsorrel
Conservation AreaMountsorrel
DescriptionHouse, formerly school. Dated 1742, altered C19. Rendered granite rubble stone and Swithland slate roof with two ridge stacks and a rear right end stack, all rendered. Entrance faces garden. One storey of four 2/2 sash windows with door and 1 light to left and door to right. Part glazed veranda. To rear, facing Castle Hill, a door with overlight and 6 windows, mostly 8 pane top opening. On left gable end a further 8 pane and a slate tablet inscribed ?This English School for poor boys out of Mountsorrel and Swithland given by Joseph Danvers, Esq. 1742?. The roof appears to have C19 trusses but the massive chamfered purlins are probably original.

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.

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