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Description: Garat's Hay
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189219
OS Grid Reference: SK5387815131
OS Grid Coordinates: 453878, 315131
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7311, -1.2036
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WOODHOUSE FOREST ROAD (East side)
SK 51 NW
1/163 Garat's Hay
Large house of early c19 and 1896. Granite and slate rubble stone rendered,
and buff brick, part rendered, with part parapetted, part Swithland slate,
part plain tile roof with various ridge stacks. Square house of 2 storeys,
the main entrance being to the left of the road front where also a
subsidiary pavement door. This and the entrance front are of 1896 whilst
main garden front, to left of entrance front, and rear garden front are
early C19. Entrance front has central doorway up stone steps with 2
leaved part glazed door and overlight and 1-light either side. Leaded
lights of c1900, part stained glass. Swithland slate canopy over. On
1st floor to left a canted oriel bay of sash windows. Main garden front
to left has battlemented parapet and central 2 storey canted section with
Gothic arched doorway to front (2 leaved part glazed doors) and 6/6 sash
with hood mould over. Further sashes to canted sides and 2 6/6 sashes
either side of this canted section except that 1st floor far left and right
windows are blank. Road front of 1896 has buff brick ground floor and
render above. 9 windows mostly 6/6 sashes. Door centre right up 3
stone steps within porch. This is flat-topped and supported on left by
column and right by stone coped wall of 1 storey extension to right.
1st floor to left has twin gable with jettying. Rear garden front to
right of road front has 6 similar sashes with canted 2 storey bays also
with sashes at each end. Inside the entrance hall a window and a part
glazed screen both with leaded lights of c1900, part stained glass.
Group value with Church of St. Mary in the Elms.
Listing NGR: SK5387815131
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