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Dale Farmhouse, Medbourne

Description: Dale Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 190992

OS Grid Reference: SP8009392957
OS Grid Coordinates: 480093, 292957
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5286, -0.8208

Location: 14 Manor Road, Medbourne, Leicestershire LE16 8DU

Locality: Medbourne
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8DU

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Listing Text


SP 8092 MANOR ROAD (South Side)

11/89 Dale Farmhouse

7.12.66 II*

House. Later C17. Fine coursed squared stone with plinth, quoins and stone
dressings and Collyweston slate hipped roof, in small part buff plain tile,
with moulded stone ridge stacks. H plan, the wings with hipped roof. 2
storeys of 4 stone mullion windows with hood moulds : 3-light on wings and
2 2-lights in centre. On ground floor 3 similar 4-lights and doorway centre
right. A shouldered moulded stone frame with cushion frieze and cornice.
C19 6-panelled door. On each wing inner return and in centre a stone tablet
with moulded horizontal oval (3 in all). Over that in centre a blank stone
tablet with hood mould. Similar facade to rear and further stone mullion
windows on ends. Inside are a stone bolection moulded fireplace, 2-fielded
panelled doors with original hinges, most of the original secondary staircase
and the principal staircase. This is of oak with later painted balusters
inserted except for last 2nd floor flight where it appears balustrade was
originally open. This may have been the case for the whole staircase, where
perhaps carved panels were intended but never inserted. Pevsner, where mistakenly
called 'Old Hall' (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP8009392957

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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