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Sycamore House, Freeby

Description: Sycamore House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189802

OS Grid Reference: SK8201019974
OS Grid Coordinates: 482010, 319974
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7711, -0.7858

Location: B676, Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2RR

Locality: Freeby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2RR

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Listing Text


(west side)
6/30 Sycamore House


Farmhouse and adjoining cottage, now a house. Early and mid C19
with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Coursed and squared
ironstone and brick, partly rendered, with concrete tile roofs.
Single ridge and 2 gable brick stacks, single brick coped gable.
2 storeys, 5 unequal bays. L-plan. East front has an off-centre
C19 gabled porch with octagonal wooden posts and elaborately
decorated bargeboard with drop, and a 6 panel door. To its left
a 2 light C19 casement with a wooden lintel, and beyond, a canted
late C19 2 storey bay window with 3 plain sashes on each floor.
To the right of the door, a canted C19 bay window with 3 plain
sashes, and beyond, a single casement with a wooden lintel.
Above, 2 C19 3 light glazing bar casements and to their right a
similar 2 light casement, all with wooden lintels. To the right
a single bay cottage with a C19 3 light casement with a wooden
lintel and above, a sloping dormer with 2 two light casements.
North side has to left, a C19 2 light casement flanked to left by
a projecting half-round bread oven with a slate roof. Above, in
the gable, a 2 light casement with a segmental head. To the
right, a single storey range with a single C20 casement flanked
by single 2 light casements. Beyond, to right, a single smaller

Listing NGR: SK8201019974

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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