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Manor Farmhouse, Dunton Bassett

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191160

OS Grid Reference: SP5464490601
OS Grid Coordinates: 454644, 290601
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5106, -1.1963

Location: Bennetts Hill, Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire LE17 5JJ

Locality: Dunton Bassett
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5JJ

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Listing Text

BENNETTS HILL (North East Side)
3/11 No.4 (Manor Farmhouse)

House. Late C16 or early C17. Timber framed with brick panel infill. Plain
tiled roof, replacing thatch. Two storeys, T-plan, with main range at right
angles to street. This range is raised on a granite plinth, with sill beam
and post and truss contruction. Continuous vertical posts with two middle
rails and curved arched braces at the angles. The gable wall is three panels
wide and the total length is nine panels. Queen strut with collar and upper
V-strut roof truss visible in gable apex. Two light casement windows in the
gable end and also on the inner wall. Gable and axial stacks. The wing is
probably at least partially of similar construction although of a timber
frame, only the wall plate is visible beneath the render. Outer doorway and
new oriel bay window with a three light casement in eyebrow dormer above.
Coped gable, corbelled out, with stack. Beyond this is an additional bay of
less height which is of less interest and excluded from the schedule.

Listing NGR: SP5464490601

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Source: English Heritage

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