Description: Barkby Grange Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 189468
OS Grid Reference: SK6467909275
OS Grid Coordinates: 464679, 309275
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6773, -1.0448
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SK 60 NW BEEBY ROAD (North Side)
6/2 Barkby Grange Farmhouse
Farmhouse, 1855. Polychrome brickwork with stone dressings, and Welsh slate
roof. Flamboyant picturesque gothick style, 2 storeyed, square in plan with
central light well, each facade different. Entrance front of 2 bays, with central
doorway beneath gabled full-height porch, corbelled out at 1st floor level.
The doorway is a 4-centred arch in chamfered and carved architrave. Single
2-light store mullioned window with hoodmould above and datestone in the apex.
Left hand bay has 3 mullioned lights with blue and yellow brick relieving arch
over, and polychrome decoration in the tympanum it forms. 2 mullioned lancets
in the right-hand bay. 2-light windows above, and a gable over the left-hand
bay with patterning in the apex. West elevation has 2 coped gables with a tiny
gablet between them, each containing an expressed chimney stack. 2-light windows
in centre, single lights in left-hand gable. East elevation is of 3 bays with
a tall coped gable to left, and a lower one to the right. In the left-hand
gable a 3-light stone mullioned window to ground floor, 2 lights above, with
polychrome patterning in gable apex. Central bay also has a mullioned window
to each floor, as does right-hand gable. Yellow brick quoins on angles, blue
and yellow brick bands. Stone coped gables, ornate tall brick stacks.
Listing NGR: SK6467909275
Source: English Heritage
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