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The Nags Head Public (Number 20) House and Attached Walls, Railings, Gate and Overthrow, Clawson, Hose and Harby

Description: The Nags Head Public (Number 20) House and Attached Walls, Railings, Gate and Overthrow

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 190129

OS Grid Reference: SK7442031077
OS Grid Coordinates: 474420, 331077
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8720, -0.8958

Location: Main Street, Harby, Leicestershire LE14 4BZ

Locality: Clawson, Hose and Harby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4BZ

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Listing Text

In the entry for

AND HARBY (east side)
41/24 Harby
1.1.68 The Nag's Head
31.8.79 Public house and
attached walls
railings, gate and


The address shall be amended to read

AND HARBY (east side)
1.1.68 Harby
31.8.79 The Nag's Head
Public House
(No 20) and
attached walls,
railings, gate and



AND HARBY (East side)
SK 7431-7531 The Nag's Head Public
41/24 House and attached
1.1.68 walls raillings, gate and
31.8.79 overthrow


Public house. Probably C15, altered early-mid C17, extended and altered
1722 and altered C20. Timber-framed, extended in coursed squared ironstone,
slate roof, brick ridge and end stacks. 2-storey, 3-window range. Hall
home, probably of two bays, with cross wing. Main range parallel with
street has C20 door to right of centre, 3-light casement window to right,
coursed ironstone rubble to around floor, timber-framing to 1st floor with
plastered infill between studs. Coursed squared ironstone to left of centre
with C2O window to ground floor with wood lintel. Gabled dormer window to
left of centre and similar dormer to far right. Cross wing has gable end
wall of coursed ironstone rubble with 3-light casement window to 1st floor
with wood lintel and limestone datestone to gable inscribed 1722 and DW.
Left side of wing has stone walling to ground floor and timber framing to
1st floor with pairs of diagonal braces to square panels. Stone-coped gable
with kneelers. Attached brick wall projects to right of door broken by
railings which flank wrought-iron gates. hung on timber with wrought-
iron overthrow. Interior: central arch-braced collar truss to hall range
with chamfers to braces and crown post. Cross wing roof has king posts.
Entrance opens into cross passage behind inserted stone stack with open
fireplace to ground floor with chamfered bressummer. Stop-chamfered spine
beam to inserted floor. Said to have originally been a priest's house.

Listing NGR: SK7442031077

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Source: English Heritage

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