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Heather Hall and Adjoining Outbuildings to Rear, Heather

Description: Heather Hall and Adjoining Outbuildings to Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187791

OS Grid Reference: SK3818410573
OS Grid Coordinates: 438184, 310573
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6915, -1.4365

Location: Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire LE67 2RF

Locality: Heather
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 2RF

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Listing Text

Heather Hall and adjoining
GV outbuildings to rear.


Farmhouse, C18, with C19 additions. Main core is Flemish bond brickwork.
3 storeys, double pile plan with symmetrical facade of 5 bays. Central
doorway with semi-circular fanlight and shallow niches to either side.
Massive yellow brick parapetted porch added, with paired columns, a heavily
fluted Doric. 2 16-light sash windows each side of door with cambered
stone heads. 16-light casements to low upper storey and decorative yellow
brick panels each side of central window. 2 pavilions added to each side
of main block. That on right, of red brick with yellow brick parapet,
2 storeys, with gauged brick heads to sash windows, and string courses,
extends back in long 2-storey wing. Pavilion to south formerly 2 storeys,
a fanciful gothic addition of c. 1860 - yellow brick with shallow rectangular
bay window with triple lancets. 3 gothic windows with foliate capitals to
South elevation, and triple lancet with tracery to rear. Interior has
richly carved arcading, and, in anteroom, ornate timber vault with detached
ribs and central pendant. Yellow brick addition to rear with flamboyant
octagonal turret. Behind and adjoining house, a range of outbuildings -
single storey yellow brick facade with red brick dressings, heavy parapet
and many octagonal turrets. Cornice and arched centrepiece beneath gable.
Series of lancet windows and doorways with traceried doors.

Listing NGR: SK3818410573

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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