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Othorpe House, Slawston

Description: Othorpe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 190871

OS Grid Reference: SP7708695544
OS Grid Coordinates: 477086, 295544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5523, -0.8645

Location: Slawston, Leicestershire LE16 7UA

Locality: Slawston
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7UA

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Listing Text


4/95 Othorpe House


House. Circa 1840. Very finely coursed ironstone rubble with limestone dressings,
and plain tiled roof. Two storeyed with attic. Entrance front of three bays
with lower three-bay wing to right. Doorway centrally placed in full height
projecting coped gable porch, a two centred arched doorway with hood mould and
2-light mullioned and transomed window above. Large expressed chimney in left
hand bay. 3-light mullioned and transomed window on each floor to right, and
a 2-light window in a coped gabled dormer with moulded kneelers. Doorway and
two windows of 2 and 3-lights with stone lintels in lower wing. South elevation
of two bays with squared bay window of 4-lights to left with raking ashlar roof,
and 4-light mullioned window above. The right hand bay projects as gable with
canted stone bay window to ground floor, 3-light mullioned and transomed window
above, and lancet in the apex. Moulded kneelers and finials to all gables.
West elevation of five bays including a lower wing to left, of one bay with wood
mullioned light, and two gables, the southern most a wide one with central stack
carried on corbels, and outer 2-light transomed windows. Various gable and axial

Listing NGR: SP7708695544

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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