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The Old White House, Kirby Muxloe

Description: The Old White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 188962

OS Grid Reference: SK5198904556
OS Grid Coordinates: 451989, 304556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6363, -1.2332

Location: Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire LE9 2AL

Locality: Kirby Muxloe
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 2AL

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Listing Text

SK 50 SW
4/40 No 44 (The Old White House)
House. Probably C16-early C17 in origin with later alterations. Lower storey
is of granite rubble; upper storey is rendered and whitewashed with concealed
timber-framing in left bays; left gable rebuilt in brick and whitewashed; Swith-
land slate roof, brick chimneys to right and rear. 2 storeys, 3 bays, the left
bay with former stair projection to rear, the centre bay with cross passage to
right, the right bay formerly single storey. C20 barred wooden casements.
3-light to ground floor outer bays, 2-light to first floor of left bays, and
5-light in C20 gabled first floor extension to right. Cross passage has C20
door in early C17-style moulded wooden frame with 4-centred head, possibly a
reproduction of the original. Interior: deeply chamfered and stopped spine beams
with stop-chamfered joists in left bays; post in passage partition with ovolo
moulded jamb of former doorway; larder partition in centre bay with wavy splat
balusters; first floor stone fireplace with moulded 4-centred arch; heavy stud
partitions between first floor rooms; one roof truss with high collar and heavy
raking struts. House said to have been an inn with public right of way through
cross passage.

Listing NGR: SK5198904556

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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