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Description: Kirby Park Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 189933
OS Grid Reference: SK7204917436
OS Grid Coordinates: 472049, 317436
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7497, -0.9340
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SK 71 NW FRISBY AND KIRBY LEICESTER ROAD
4/60 Kirby Park Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Manor House)
Manor house, now a house. Early C18, remodelled for Sir Francis Burdett, early C19, with mid and late C20 additions and alterations. Coursed and squared ironstone and artificial stone with ashlar dressings and steep pitched slate roof. Chamfered and moulded plinth, first floor band, coped gables with kneelers. 2 rendered brick ridge stacks. Front has central porch with multi-keystoned round headed moulded doorway with a pair of doors and entablature carrying scrolled panel with crest and obelisk finials. Flanked by 2 light moulded mullioned and transomed casements with continuous hood mould. Above, 5 coped gabled dormers with 2 light mullioned casements with hood moulds. Central dormer has a sundial dated 1729. East gable has to right, a mullioned casement and above it, a chamfered 4 centred arched doorway with hood mould and iron spiral stair. West end has a late C20 mullioned and transomed casement on each floor. Rear has full width flat-roofed late C20 addition.
Listing NGR: SK7204917436
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Source: English Heritage
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