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Somerby House Farmhouse, Somerby

Description: Somerby House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189875

OS Grid Reference: SK7789810488
OS Grid Coordinates: 477898, 310488
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6865, -0.8490

Location: Church Lane, Somerby, Leicestershire LE14 2QE

Locality: Somerby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2QE

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Listing Text


(west side)
19/118 Somerby House


Farmhouse, now a house. Early C18 with mid and late C19 and C20
additions and alterations. Coursed and squared ironstone and
brick, with limestone ashlar dressings, with slate roofs. Coped
gables, 4 coped stone gable stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 4
bays. T-plan. East front has to right a glazing bar sash flanked
to left by a larger triple sash and to right by a plain sash, all
with keystoned splayed heads. Above, 4 C19 plain sashes of
various sizes, all with keystoned splayed heads. Above again, 3
slate hung gabled dormers each with a 2 light casement. North
front has a gabled wing to left, with a full width lean-to porch
with C20 door flanked by single glazing bar sashes. Beyond, to
left, a slotted casement. Above, a small garret casement. Rear
wing north wall has an off-centre panelled door, flanked to left
by a C19 casement and to right by a sash. Above, 2 plain sashes.
All the windows have keystoned heads. Return angle to left has a
full width lean-to porch. To right, a door. To its left, 2
casements. Above, 2 small sashes. South gable has 2 sashes and
above, to left, a similar sash. Above it, a smaller sash to the
garret. All these sashes have keystoned heads. Beyond, to left,
set back rear wing has a sash, and above it a gabled dormer.
Beyond, to left, a 2 storey flat roofed C20 addition. Return
angle has to left a door, and to right a 3 light mullioned
casement with hood mould. Above, 2 small sashes.

Listing NGR: SK7789810488

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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