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Pickering Grange Farmhouse, Ibstock

Description: Pickering Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 187794

OS Grid Reference: SK4292210071
OS Grid Coordinates: 442922, 310071
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6866, -1.3665

Location: Pretoria Road, Leicestershire LE67 LE67 1EZ

Locality: Ibstock
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE67 1EZ

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Listing Text

22.10.52 Pickering Grange Farmhouse


Farmhouse in 2 distinct sections, the eastern most of the C19. The west
section C17 or earlier. Random bonded brickwork, with moulded plinth, half
on rubble plinth. 2 storeys, T or L plan, with blocked doorway slightly
off-centre of single unit cross range. 3-light casement windows (modern
replacements), with segmental heads to ground floor. Dentilled eaves cornice.
Timber frame exposed in both gables of cross range, a massive truss and panels
with brick infill. To east of cross range, a massive coursed rubbled chimney
stack with plinth, surviving from earlier house.

Site originally moated, and was the grange of the abbey of Garendon. Given
to the abbey in c. l140, it was leased to John Pickering in 1531.

Listing NGR: SK4292210071

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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