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The Dower House and Wall, Thurnby and Bushby

Description: The Dower House and Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190768

OS Grid Reference: SK6466403898
OS Grid Coordinates: 464664, 303898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6290, -1.0461

Location: Grange Lane, Thurnby, Leicestershire LE7 9QH

Locality: Thurnby and Bushby
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9QH

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Listing Text


SK 60 SW GRANGE LANE (North Side)

4/110 The Dower House and Wall


House. C18, extended and altered early C19. Red brick with small section
of rubble stone and Swithland slate roof hipped to left. Brick left ridge
stack and right end projecting and rear stacks. Brick 1st floor band. 3
storeys of 3 sash windows : tripartite 1/1 : 1/1 : 1/1 ; 6/6 and similar
tripartite. Similar on 2nd floor but with central 1/1 sash, and similar on
ground floor. Cambered lintels overall. On ground floor a central parapetted
rectangular porch. Facing lane a 6/6 sash within restored moulded stone frame,
2-light casement on right end of porch, and on left end a restored moulded
stone doorway with 6-panelled door and narrow overlight. On left end mainly
similar sashes. On right end, to right, a bow window with 6/6 sash over and
3/3 sash above. To left the brickwork shows the original C18 gable end with
projecting stack and various blocked windows. Rubble stone plinth to this
section of wall. From the left end of house a brick coped wall c2½m. high
extends along Grange Lane. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK6466403898

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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