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Shangton Hall Farmhouse, Shangton

Description: Shangton Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191120

OS Grid Reference: SP7155196168
OS Grid Coordinates: 471551, 296168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5587, -0.9460

Location: Main Street, Shangton, Leicestershire LE8 0PG

Locality: Shangton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 0PG

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Listing Text

SP 79 NW Shangton Hall Farmhouse
21.7.51 II
House. C17, mostly rebuilt 1837. Ironstone ashlar with plinth, limestone
quoins and limestone dressings. Welsh slate roof with left centre and right
end moulded stone stacks. Moulded stone shouldered gabled and moulded stone
cornice continuing across gable ends. 2 1/2 storeys and basement of 4 2-light
stone mullion and transom windows. On ground floor, from left, 2-light,
paired 2-light, doorway with moulded Tudor arch and 8-panelled Tudor style
door, and paired 2-light. Flight of stone steps up to doorway. 2-light stone
mullion window to left in basement. On left end ironstone is striped with
limestone. On right end a 2-light stone mullion window in gable. To rear 4
2-light wooden mullion and transom windows on first floor. On ground floor,
from left, 3-light window with 1/1 sashes, doorway and door similar to
entrance door, and a 3-light and a 2-light wooden mullion and transom window.
2-light roof dormer above. Thefonner house was mostly pulled down in 1836 and
this farmhouse built in 1837 for Sir Justinian Isham, but the front and left
end walls are probably C17. V.C.H. Vol. V, p 293, and Pevsner, p373.

Listing NGR: SP7155196168

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Source: English Heritage

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