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Burrough Manor House, Somerby

Description: Burrough Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 189884

OS Grid Reference: SK7579810751
OS Grid Coordinates: 475798, 310751
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6892, -0.8800

Location: 70 Main Street, Somerby, Leicestershire LE14 2JQ

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

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Listing Text


Burrough on the Hill
(south east side)
18/127 Burrough Manor House

Manor house, now a house. 1781, with mid C19 and early C20
alterations. Brick and coursed squared ironstone with limestone
ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Plinth, first floor band, 2
sill bands, moulded eaves cornice, plain parapets. 3 gable,
single lateral and single ridge brick stacks. 3 storeys, 5 bays.
Main north front has a centre of 3 tripartite bays, flanked by 2
storey, 3 bay wings. Pedimented central bay has a full height
round headed recess with flanking pilasters. Central 6 panel
door with fanlight flanked by single fixed lights with
Geometrical glazing bars. Beyond, to right, a late C19 canted
flat roofed bay window with 3 plain sashes. Above, a central
Venetian window flanked on either side by a single tripartite
glazing bar sash. Above again, a central Diocletian window
flanked on either side by a single smaller tripartite sash. All
the sashes have rubbed brick heads. Beyond, to left, wing with
projecting pedimented central bay with a full height round headed
recess with a central glazing bar fixed light flanked by single
blind openings. Above, a round headed 2 light casement flanked
by single round headed blind openings. Beyond, to right, a
similar wing with central panelled door flanked by single blind
openings, and above, a round headed 8 light casement flanked by
single round headed openings. Each main gable has a rainwater
head dated 1781. Rear elevation has a recessed 4 bay centre with
dentillated eaves and to right, glazed door flanked to left by 4
small sashes. Above, a round window flanked to left by a large
canted oriel window and to right by a glazing bar sash. Beyond,
to left, 2 storey wing with a door flanked to right by 2 plain
sashes with segmental heads, and above, a glazing bar sash with
segmental head. Beyond to right, a 2 storey wing with a flat
roofed 2 storey bay window with 3 glazing bar sashes on each
floor. Beyond again, to right, set back service wing with a door
with overlight and above it, a clock.

Listing NGR: SK7579810751

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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