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Barkby Grange Farmhouse, Barkby

Description: Barkby Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II*
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

Location: Beeby Road, Barkby, Leicestershire LE7 3BP

Locality: Barkby
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 3BP

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Listing Text

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

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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