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Description: Barwell House Farmhouse and Attached Stable Wing
Date Listed: 8 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 188184
OS Grid Reference: SP4326896565
OS Grid Coordinates: 443268, 296565
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5652, -1.3631
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TOWN OF HINCKLEY HINCKLEY ROAD (north
SP 49 NW side)
8.3.63 Barwell House Farmhouse
and attached stable
Farmhouse. Late C18. Red brick with painted rusticated quoins and
black platbands and window dressings. Low pitch hipped slate roof with
brick end stacks. 3 storeys with shallow central projection and
modillion eaves cornice. Regular 3 window front with glazing bar
sashes on first and second floors, the latter in shallow surrounds;
sashes on the ground floor in gauged head surrounds with decorated key
blocks. Doric columned doorcase with triglyph frieze and triangular
pediment. Half-glazed panelled door in rusticated reveals. Central
first floor window with reeded head and cornice. Interior: Sitting
room has raised and fielded dado panelling. Very heavy acanthus and
modillion cornice. Marble fireplace, black and brown with
classical-type mantel. 2 storey staircase with voluted tread ends,
stick balusters and thin ramped rail. Early C19 marble fireplace in
second sitting room. Moulded cornice. Stable wing to rear; red brick
with modillion cornice to tiled roof. One storey and loft. Irregular
openings with 3 on first floor, 3 windows on ground floor and 3
doorways with larger opening to left. Roof carried over throughway to
Listing NGR: SP4326896565
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Source: English Heritage
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