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Stone House, Syston

Description: Stone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189594

OS Grid Reference: SK6231311769
OS Grid Coordinates: 462313, 311769
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7000, -1.0793

Location: Turn Street, Syston, Leicestershire LE7 1HP

Locality: Syston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 1HP

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Listing Text


SK 6211 TURN STREET (West Side)

9/127 No. 16 (Stone House)


Cottage, probably with C17 core, refenestrated etc., in c1904. Rough cast
render with stone quoins. Thatched roof. 1½ storeys, two unit plan with
central doorway, a six panelled door in architrave with consoles supporting
a flat canopy with modillions and other decoration beneath it. Windows are
triple light sashes with small upper panes and stuccoed heads with keystones.
Two large dormers probably of 1904 with 4-light sashes in broad wood architraves.
Moulded stone eaves cornice. Two old brick stacks, one on left hand gable
and one to right of doorway. Over the door stuccoed plaque records the name
'Stone House', and all the detail on this elevation probably belongs to the
refurbishment of 1904 when the house which was formerly two dwellings, was
extended with a rear range. Chamfered spine beam within.

Listing NGR: SK6231311769

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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