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Description: Narborough House with Garden Wall and Archway to West
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 188981
OS Grid Reference: SP5412597491
OS Grid Coordinates: 454125, 297491
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5726, -1.2028
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NARBOROUGH LEICESTER ROAD
SP 59 NW
7/59 No 14 (Narborough House)
with garden wall and archway
House. Front wing is probably late C18, raised and altered late C19; rear
extensions are dated 1869 and have monogram of John Grosvenor Young. Front wing
is rendered and colourwashed, with gable ends of colourwashed brick. Wooden
eaves on paired brackets, slate roof, flanking brick chimneys. 3 storeys. 4
bays of C19 sashes in plain reveals; 6-panelled door to centre with rectangular
fanlight, wooden surround and wooden cornice hood on cut scroll brackets. Lower
2 storey bay to right has door to left in smaller matching doorcase, garage entry
and first floor sash. Left gable end has lean-to conservatory, from which extends
garden wall with C19 stone doorway. This doorway has 4-centred arch with
traceried spandrels and heraldic stops to hoodmould. Extensions to rear of house
are of red brick with traceried stone windows, some windows with carved stone
foliage. Date and monogram appear in carved stonework over rear door. Included
for group value.
Listing NGR: SP5412597491
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Source: English Heritage
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