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Number 12 (Moorhurst) and Pump to Rear, Rearsby

Description: Number 12 (Moorhurst) and Pump to Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 189549

OS Grid Reference: SK6493714390
OS Grid Coordinates: 464937, 314390
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7233, -1.0400

Location: Mill Road, Rearsby, Leicestershire LE7 4YN

Locality: Rearsby
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 4YN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

3/83 (North East Side)
No 12 (Moorhurst) and pump to
The address shall be amended to read: MILL ROAD



SK 61 SW MILL STREET (North East Side)

3/83 No. 12 (Moorhurst), and Pump to



House. C18, altered and heightened in C19. Brick on granite plinth. Welsh slate
roof. 2 storeys, 2 unit plan with central door with reeded architrave and porch
canopy on consoles, carrying a carved lion. Lower windows are 3-light casements
with upper central opening light, and cambered brick heads. Upper windows are
3-light horizontally sliding sashes, also with cambered heads. The line of
heightening is clearly visible just above the level of their sills. Gable end
stacks. Rear roof slope is at original pitch, with brick eaves cornice, lower
wing to rear.

Pump on rear wall is dated 1784. A wood case c5' high with shallow pedimented
top, with carving and one decorated panel below. Lead spout and plate with
royal arms, date and initials A over JB. Reputed to be linked with Benskins
the brewers, whose former brew house is attached to an adjoining property.

Listing NGR: SK6493714390

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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