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Stone House, Blaston

Description: Stone House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 190913

OS Grid Reference: SP8054295553
OS Grid Coordinates: 480542, 295553
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5519, -0.8136

Location: Blaston Hill, Blaston, Leicestershire LE16 8DE

Locality: Blaston
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8DE

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Listing Text


SP 89 NW Stone House



House. C17, altered and extended C19/C20. Coursed rubble stone with quoins
and stone dressings and Collyweston slate roof with moulded stone ridge and
end stacks. Stone coped gables 1½ and 2 storeys of 4 stone mullion windows
with hood moulds, from left : 4-light, diamond lattice 2-light, upper part
of 5-light 2 storey canted bay and 4-light. The last three are in stone gabled
dormers with window ½ below eaves. The bay has hipped roof with small trefoil
window over. On ground floor, from left, 4-light, moulded stone doorway with
door and overlight, the 5-light mullion and transom 2 storey bay (diamond
lattice) and similar 5-light 1 storey bay (no diamond lattice) with hipped
roof. Slate sundial over door. On left end a pair of stone gate piers surmounted
by carved heraldic birds. 2 storey, mainly C19, wing to rear. Inside are
a fireplace with 4-centred arch and later C17 smaller stone fireplace set
within, and also restored arched-braced collar truss. V.C.H., Vol. V.

Listing NGR: SP8054295553

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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