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Gables Farmhouse, Frisby on the Wreake

Description: Gables Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189831

OS Grid Reference: SK6941417753
OS Grid Coordinates: 469414, 317753
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7529, -0.9730

Location: Water Lane, Frisby and Kirby, Leicestershire LE14 2NP

Locality: Frisby on the Wreake
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2NP

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Listing Text


(east side)
15/74 Gables Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now a house. Mid C17 and early C18. Refenestrated
late C18, late C19 and C20 alterations. Random rubble and brick
with Swithland slate roofs. Rubble plinth, corbelled eaves,
moulded brick verges. 2 central brick ridge stacks. 2 storeys
plus garrets. Double range plan. North end has central gabled
wooden porch on brick plinth, flanked by single 3 light cross
mullioned casements. Above the door, 2 light cross mullioned
casement, flanked by single 3 light cross mullioned casements.
All these casements have segmental brick heads. Above again, 2
three light sliding sashes in altered openings with segmental
heads. East side has central rubble stair with partly blocked
round-headed opening below, flanked to left by a 6 panel door
with segmental head, and to right by a 4 pane fixed light.
Above, slightly off-centre half-glazed door with segmental head,
and above it an unslated pentice roof. West side has remains of
central mullioned cellar opening. Ground floor has off-centre
casement flanked to left by a blocked opening and to right by 2
casements. All these openings have segmental heads. Above, to
left 2 blocked openings and to right, 2 casements with segmental
heads. South end has 3 segmental arched openings, containing to
left, 6 panel door and C20 flanking light, and to right, 2
casements. Above, blocked opening and to right, 2 casements.
Above again, 2 casements. All these casements have segmental
heads. Interior, refitted late C19 and mid C20, is said to
contain stone vaulted cellars.

Listing NGR: SK6941417753

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Source: English Heritage

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