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Church Hill Farmhouse and Attached Former Barn, Frolesworth

Description: Church Hill Farmhouse and Attached Former Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191179

OS Grid Reference: SP5029090650
OS Grid Coordinates: 450290, 290650
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5114, -1.2604

Location: 38 Main Street, Frolesworth, Leicestershire LE17 5EE

Locality: Frolesworth
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5EE

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Listing Text

MAIN STREET (South Side)
3/30 Church Hill Farmhouse and
attached former Barn

Farmhouse. Late C18 (graffito dated 1778 scratched onto a brick). Brick,
Welsh slate roof, renewed concrete tiles on on rear slope only. Main block of
three storeys and three bays, with central doorway, original opening of
greater height than existing, with cambered head and keystone. Flanking
windows on ground and first floor are renewed 3-light casements with transoms
in original openings with cambered brick heads and keystones. Attic windows
are 3-light casements with timber lintels. Brick sill band. Gable end
stacks. Lower service range to right is a separate build, two storeyed, a two
unit plan with 3-light casement windows with cambered brick heads. Its rear
gable angle is corbelled out at first floor level. Two storeyed rear wing.
Large inglenook inside, and spine beam with cyma moulded stop. Staircase
probably C18, geometric design of its balusters owes much to Chinese
influence. Roof formerly thatched and to a steeper pitch: double purlins
resulting from alterations are visible inside. Range of outbuildings formerly
barn and stables but now business premises are attached to south. Brick,
Welsh slate roof. One renewed window to left but four original doorways with
cambered brick heads, and a bullseye window have been retained.

Listing NGR: SP5029090650

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Source: English Heritage

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