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Saxby House, Freeby

Description: Saxby House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189811

OS Grid Reference: SK8207219956
OS Grid Coordinates: 482072, 319956
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7710, -0.7849

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


(east side)
6/39 Saxby House


Farmhouse, now a house. Late C17, remodelled mid C18, with C19
additions. Coursed rubble and dressed stone with plain tile and
pantile roofs. First floor band, moulded eaves, coped gables
with kneelers, quoins. 2 stone gable stacks. Single brick ridge
and gable stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 3 bays. L-plan. West
front has central fixed margin light window, flanked by single
unusual plain sashes with raised heads and fixed flanking lights,
at a lower level than the central window. Above, central round
headed margin light sash, flanked by single unusual sashes like
those below, again at a lower level. South side has wing to
left, and in return angle, C19 gabled porch. To its right,
moulded ashlar reveal containing C20 casement. Beyond, close-
boarded door. Above, 2 C19 casements. To right, mullioned
casement with moulded reveal. North side has slightly off-centre
projecting bake oven, flanked to left by a casement and to right
by a triple sash, both C19. Above, a late C19 and a mid C19
casement. North and south gables have each a garret casement.
East gable has 2 C19 casements with wooden lintels. Above,
central C19 casement.

Listing NGR: SK8207219956

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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