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Somerby House, Somerby

Description: Somerby House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 189894

OS Grid Reference: SK7805510496
OS Grid Coordinates: 478055, 310496
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6865, -0.8467

Location: High Street, Somerby, Leicestershire LE14 2PZ

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

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Listing Text


(south side)
10/137 Somerby House

House. Early C17, altered early C19, refronted late C19, with
additions 1910. Coursed and squared ironstone with limestone
ashlar dressings and slate roofs. First and second floor bands,
coped gables, 2 valley, 2 lateral and single gable coped stone
stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 bays. Double range plan.
South garden front, 3 bays, has recessed centre flanked by single
canted 2 storey wings, all with coped parapets. Central moulded
ashlar doorcase with overlight and flat hood and fully glazed C20
door. Above it, a glazing bar sash with basket arched head,
flanked by single small sashes. Beyond,each wing has a basket
arched sash flanked by single smaller sashes, flanked again at
the sdies by single basket arched sashes, on each floor. Above
again, 3 gabled dormers with plain sashes. Beyond, to right, a
set back parapeted bay with, to left, a glazing bar sash on each
floor and to right, a C20 door. North side has a plain C19 door
flanked to right by a small sash. Above, a large ogee headed
glazing bar sash, flanked to left by a glazing bar sash, and to
right by a late C19 canted oriel window. Beyond, to left, a late
C19 2 storey set back addition with a casement and a glazing bar
sash. Above, a glazing bar sash flanked by single smaller
sashes. In the return angle, a canted parapeted bay window with
3 sashes with oval heads. Above, a glazing bar sash. Above
again, a smaller sash. West end has a 2 storey canted
balustraded addition, 1910, 2 bays, with a central splayed
opening with central pier, containing a basket arched glazing bar
sash and a door with overlight. Beyond, on each side, a basket
arched triple glazing bar sash and beyond again, on each side, a
similar single sash. Above, a double mullioned casement. Above
again, left gable has a glazing bar sash. Right gable has a C19
canted bay window. Above it, 2 datestones, inscribed 'G P 1611'
and 'CEH LFH 1910'.

Listing NGR: SK7805510496

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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