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Sharnford Shade, Sharnford

Description: Sharnford Shade

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189031

OS Grid Reference: SP4700690396
OS Grid Coordinates: 447006, 290396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5094, -1.3088

Location: B4114, Sharnford, Leicestershire LE10 3PG

Locality: Sharnford
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE10 3PG

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Listing Text

SP 49 SE (south east side)

3/41 Sharnford Shade


Farmhouse, now a house. Late C18, with extensive additions built
by a Colonel Harris in 1909, largely demolished in 1975. Brick,
rendered and whitewashed with hipped slate roofs. Plinth, first
floor band, deep moulded eaves, single lateral and single ridge
brick stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 5 bays. L-plan. East
front has a central gabled porch with recessed front containing 2
fluted Ionic columns flanking a 6 panel door. In either side, a
margin pane fixed light. On either side, 2 full height glazing
bar sashes with moulded architraves and hoods. Above the door, a
triple sash flanked by 2 smaller glazing bar sashes on each side.
South end has to right a full height sash similar to those at the
front. North end has an off-centre C20 glazed door. Rear
elevation has irregular fenestration, mainly late C20. Interior
has entrance hall with 2 fluted columns with lotus leaf capitals,
picture rail and enriched moulded cornice. Square stair well
with enriched cornice and foliate ceiling boss contains a late
C18 cantilevered wooden staircase with turned balusters and
ramped scrolled handrail. North east ground floor room has
moulded cornice and C19 marble fireplace. South west room has a
similar fireplace. Doors have 4 fielded panels.

Listing NGR: SP4700690396

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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