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Stowleigh, Scalford

Description: Stowleigh

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 190275

OS Grid Reference: SK7744924909
OS Grid Coordinates: 477449, 324909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8162, -0.8523

Location: Pickards Lane, Scalford, Leicestershire LE14 4QG

Locality: Scalford
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 4QG

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Listing Text

SK 7724 Stowleigh


House, formerly farmhouse. Built 1850, altered C2O.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof and brick end
Double-depth plan.
2-storey, 3-window range.
Main front faces garden and has central 6-panel door with overlight, moulded
wood surround, limestone jamb stones and keyblocked stone lintel.
'French' windows to ground floor, 16-pane sash windows to 1st floor, all
with similar jambs and lintels. Limestone quoins and overhanging bracketed
wood eaves. Circular limestone plaque above door inscribed cath to left of
shield, stow to right and 1850 below. Coarser masonry to sides and rear.
Carved head, possibly medieval, incorporated in rear left angle at ground
level, and third quoin up is inscribed w h in medieval-style script.
Interior: Open-well stiarcase with stick balusters, ramped and wreathed
mahogany handrail, and carved tread ends. Shutters to all front windows.
Said to have been built as a dower house for Catherine Stow.

Listing NGR: SK7744924909

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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