Elmesthorpe, Hinckley,


For the Earl of Lovelace.



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Wentworth Arms Inn, Elmesthorpe (RIBA Drawings Collection)



Wentworth Arms Inn, Elmesthorpe (RIBA Drawings Collection)



Wentworth Arms Inn, Elmesthorpe (RIBA Drawings Collection)


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ELMESTHORPE STATION ROAD SP 49 NE (south west side) 1/24 The Wentworth Arms and adjoining stables 19/1/1970 II Public house and adjoining stables. Built 1896 to the designs of C F A Voysey for Lord Lovelace of Kirkby Mallory. Brick with Swithland slate hipped and gabled roofs. 3 large external lateral stacks. Single storey plus attics, 2 bays. The east front has a full width flat roofed bay with 2 five light strip casements, linked by a veranda over the recessed entrance to a flat roofed bay window projecting diagonally to the left. Above, to the right, a flat roofed dormer with an 8 light strip casement. Beyond, to the right, a pair of wooden gates and beyond them the outbuildings with a 2 light casement. South side has an approximately central doorway and flanking light under a common segmental head. Above the door, a 4 light strip casement. To the left, a 3 light casement with a segmental head. Above, to the right, a flat roofed dormer. North side has an arched recess formed by the external flues containing a cellar opening and above it, a 2 light casement, both with segmental heads. Above, on the stack, a datestone inscribed '1896'. The adjoining L- plan single storey stable range has to left a pair of carriage doors flanked by single stable doors, and beyond, to the right, a stable door and 3 small casements. Beyond again, a 2 bay open cartshed. Beyond again to the left, a private stable with a stable door. The interior has been entirely refitted c.1960.



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The British Architect, XLV, 1896, p. 42.



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