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Pair of Farmhouses, Front Railing and Boundary Wall, Buckminster

Description: Pair of Farmhouses, Front Railing and Boundary Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189779

OS Grid Reference: SK8890821794
OS Grid Coordinates: 488908, 321794
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7864, -0.6831

Location: Main Street, Buckminster, Leicestershire NG33 5RF

Locality: Buckminster
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 5RF

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Listing Text


(north side)
2/7 Pair of farmhouses,
front railing and
boundary wall


Pair of farmhouses. 1752, refenestrated late C20. Coursed and
squared limestone with limestone ashlar dressings and slate roof.
Chamfered plinth, coped gables with kneelers, 2 gable and central
ridge coped stone stacks. 3 storeys plus garrets, 7 bays.
Symmetrical south side has 2 fronts. That to left has a half-
glazed C20 door with glazing bar overlight, flanked by single
wooden cross mullioned casements. To right, a C20 half-glazed
door with overlight and a flanking light to the left, flanked by
single wooden cross mullioned casements. Above, each front has a
central blind window flanked by single wooden cross casements.
Above again, each front has a smaller blind window, flanked by
single 2 light casements. Between the fronts, a datestone
inscribed "ATW 1752". Each gable has a blocked casement to the
garret. Outside, early C19 cast iron spearhead railing with 2
gates and posts with finials. Beyond, to left, an adjoining
boundary wall, L-plan, 5M long, with a blue brick coping.

Listing NGR: SK8890821794

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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