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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1074078



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHinckley and BosworthDistrict AuthorityDesford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Feb-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188517

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DESFORD HIGH STREET SK 40 SE (South side) 6/13 No, 32 and attached barn and service block 22.10.52 (Old Manor House) (formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse)

G.V. II*

Farmhouse and attached barn. Early C17, altered C19. Red brick in English bond, sandstone ashlar quoins and dressings, Swithland slate roof having raised stone coped gables and 2 square ridge stacks with strapwork decorations. Timber frame. T - plan. 2 storey plus attics irregular 4 bay front having chamfered plinth and 3 main coped gables with kneelers The second bay from the right is narrower and comprises a 2 storey projecting porch, also gabled, The lower part is in ashlar with a four centred arched doorway, The porch covers a plain planked door and is flanked by single 3 light windows with beyond to the left a further 2 light window. At first floor level the porch is jettied out on all three sides on timber joists with shaped ends, it is built of brick with ashlar quoins, It contains a 2 light timber sliding sash and is flanked by single 3 light windows and a further similar window to the left. The windows are stone mullioned with square leaded casements and have rectangular ashlar surrounds. In the gables are blocked 2 light oak mullioned windows. To the rear is a projecting service wing also with some contemporary windows. To the left is an attached brick barn with a C17 timber framed wall of square panels. To the right, forward of the house is an attached early C18 service block in Flemish bond with burnt headers and an asbestos roof. Interior not inspected but reputed to retain C17 staircase with splat balusters and some panelling.

Listing NGR: SK4789903334

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National Grid Reference: SK 47899 03334


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