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Hurst's Farmhouse, Wistow

Description: Hurst's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191145

OS Grid Reference: SP6391897015
OS Grid Coordinates: 463918, 297015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5672, -1.0584

Location: Glen Road, Wistow, Leicestershire LE8 9FH

Locality: Wistow
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 9FH

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Listing Text

GLEN ROAD (South Side)
SP 69 NW
Hurst's Farmhouse
House. Dated 1712 and early C19. Red brick, with some dark bricks, and Welsh
slate roof with brick ridge, left end and rear stacks. Main front to rear, 2
ranges, that to right of 1712. Right range of 2 storeys. 5 casements on 1st
floor : from left, centre-opening 3-light, 2-light, centre-opening 3-light,
1-light and 3-light. 3-lights have cambered lintel. On ground floor, from
left, 3-light, blocked door and 1-light, centre-opening 3-light, door and
3-light, this last with cambered lintel . Plinth and band. Left range of
early C19, possibly on C18 foundations. 3 storeys : a centre-opening 3-light
casement on lst and ground floors and, on 2nd floor, a 3/3 sash window,
3-light horizontal sliding sash, 3/3 sash, and 1-light casement. On ground
floor, to right, a gabled porch and 6-panelled door, the top 4 panels glazed.
Facing Glen Road are various casements, 2 2/2 sashes and a part-glazed door.
Inside are chamfered beams and 2 inglenook fireplaces. Facing Glen Road, on
the earlier range, a stone tablet inscribed 'B' over 'RA 1712'. Formerly
called The Poplars. V.C.H., Vol.V.

Listing NGR: SP6391897015

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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