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Description: Bagworth Park Farmhouse
Date Listed: 28 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 188503
OS Grid Reference: SK4543608664
OS Grid Coordinates: 445436, 308664
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6738, -1.3295
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BAGWORTH THE HOLLOW, Thornton
SK 40 NE Lane (off)
3/54 Bagworth Park Farm-
Farmhouse. c1800 with C19 alterations. Red brick with Swithland slate roof,
and pairs of octagonal gable stacks. Chamfered blue brick plinth and dentilated
eaves. 3 storey. South front, 3 bays with slightly projecting central bay.
Projecting gabled C19 porch with double, half-glazed doors in reeded surround.
Eitherside single inpartite plain sashes. Above a central plain sash flanked by
single inpartite plain sashes all these windows have segment headed wedge
lintel. Above again a smaller central sash, flanked by small inpartite sashes,
all with wooden lintels. To right a single storey C19, lean-to conservation or
vine house. Rear walling incorporates fragments of an older house. This house
stands moated on the site of the great house in Bagworth Park. It was held by
the Earl of Mellent at the Conquest and belonged to the Bishop of Durham in
1310. In 1472 Lord William Hastings was granted a licence to crenellate the
house. It was garrisoned for Charles I and completely devastated in the Civil
Listing NGR: SK4543608664
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