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Old Hayes Farmhouse, Ratby

Description: Old Hayes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 188555

OS Grid Reference: SK4908706449
OS Grid Coordinates: 449087, 306449
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6536, -1.2758

Location: Ratby, Leicestershire LE6 0XZ

Locality: Ratby
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE6 0XZ

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Listing Text

SK 40 NE
3/43 Old Hayes Farmhouse
22.10.52 (previously listed as
Old Hayes Moatbridge
and porch)


Farmhouse. Early C17, altered and refronted 1756, with C20 alterations.
Rendered red brick and stone, Swithland slate roof, 2 red brick gable
stacks. U - plan. 3 storey 3 bay front with stone plinth and first floor
band and dentillated eaves course. Central C20 door covered by collapsed
C18 semicircular lead hood supported on curved wooden brackets. Flanked by
single C20 casements. To first floor are 3 C20 casements. All lower windows
have segmental arched heads. To second floor are 3 C20 casements to eaves.
Reputed to bear a panel inscribed 'I,G.1755'. Interior retains early C17
moulded panelling reused in mid C18 door with L and H hinges. Also C18
knopped and turned baluster stair with moulded handrail. Some C18 6 raised
and fielded panelled doors. Clasped purlin softwood roof. The house is
surrounded by deep moat.

Listing NGR: SK4908706449

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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