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Pickwell Manor House, Somerby

Description: Pickwell Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 189887

OS Grid Reference: SK7852211319
OS Grid Coordinates: 478522, 311319
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6939, -0.8396

Location: Main Street, Somerby, Leicestershire LE14 2RG

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

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Listing Text


(south side)
10/130 Pickwell Manor


Small country house. C17, early and late C18 and early C19.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and Collyweston
slate roof. Coped gables, chamfered plinth, first floor band, 3
gable and 3 lateral coped ashlar stacks. 2 storeys plus attics,
5 bays. South front has a central half glazed doorway with
traces of a former pedimented doorcase, flanked by single C19
canted bay windows each with 3 plain sashes. Above, 5 glazing
bar sashes and above again, 3 hipped dormers with 2 light
casements. To the left, a late C18 single bay addition. To the
right, a C20 summerhouse with flat roof. West entrance front has
an off-centre C19 gabled porch with recessed double door, flanked
by single 3 light mullioned windows. To the right, a gabled wing
with a squat Venetian window and above, a round headed plain
sash. Both these windows have fine ashlar surrounds with
keystoned heads. To the left, C19 additions with 2 three light
cross mullioned casements.

Listing NGR: SK7852211319

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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