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The Grange, Desford

Description: The Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 188511

OS Grid Reference: SK4786003514
OS Grid Coordinates: 447860, 303514
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6273, -1.2944

Location: Grange Court, Desford, Leicestershire LE9 9GD

Locality: Desford
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 9GD

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Listing Text

SK 40 SE
(North side)
6/7 No. 17
7.11.66 (The Grange)


House. 1799, with some C19 and C20 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond,
with stucco dressings and slate roof, single brick wall stack. 3 storey
plus cellar 3 bay front having plinth, cill bands and modillioned cornice
to parapet. Central doorway, now restored with matching materials, has traceried fanlight
and pedimented doorcase. Flanked by single full height canted bay windows,
the upper ones with divided sashes to each side. First floor has a central
sash window with moulded architrave and plain cornice. To the second floor
is a smaller plain sash with moulded architrave. All the bay windows have
rusticated splayed stucco lintels with keyblocks. At the rear is a lead
rainwater hopper with the initials PC and the date 1799.

Listing NGR: SK4786003514

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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