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Village Hall - Knipton, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 52.314 W 000° 46.609
30U E 649629 N 5860335
Quick Description: Village Hall, former primary school, on Church Hill, Knipton.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/13/2019 12:51:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM10CBK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member dreamhummie
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Long Description:
"Knipton has a village hall, built as a Church of England primary school in 1850–54 in a "Mock Tudor" style, on the orders of the Duke of Rutland, and extended to the rear in 1868. The slate roof carries a tall spire above a louvred bell turret. The building has been Grade II listed since 1979, and ceased to be a school in the late 20th century."

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"Primary school. 1850, enlarged to rear 1868. Coursed ironstone with limestone quoins and dressings. Slate roof. Single-storey, one by 3 bays. Entrance to north gable under hood mould. Above is 3-light cross casement with hood. West flank articulated by 3 3-light close-lattice casements. Gabled roof carrying a slender louvred bell-turret below a tall spire. Bargeboards are pierced and wavy."

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Address:
Knipton Village Hall
Church Hill
Knipton, Leicestershire England
NG32 1RN


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