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Description: Cropstone House (Farmhouse)
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189172
OS Grid Reference: SK5538610778
OS Grid Coordinates: 455386, 310778
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6919, -1.1820
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THURCASTON CROPSTON ROAD
SK 51 SE
(West side) CROPSTON
4/116 Cropstone House (Farmhouse)
House of C18 and early C19. Granite and slate rubble stone with limestone
and red brick dressings, brick eaves, and Swithland slate roof with end
stacks; that to right in part projecting. 2 storeys of 3 casements with
limestone jambs and brick cambered lintels. 2 stone steps lead up to early
C19 central flat roofed open porch with filigree cast iron corner supports.
Part glazed door within. 2-light casement with toplights over. Either side
of porch a probably early C19 French window of 2 leaves with small panes
set within a wooden frame. 2 slate steps up. Over each a centre opening
3-light casement with toplights. Extending from right end a 2 storey wing
with 3-light casement and 2-light over, and a 2-light casement both
floors on right end. On rear a further 2 storey wing, part painted brick,
with rubble stone rear wall and ridge and end stacks. Beams and inglenook
Listing NGR: SK5538610778
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Source: English Heritage
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