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The Old Manor House, Leire

Description: The Old Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 191187

OS Grid Reference: SP5254390093
OS Grid Coordinates: 452543, 290093
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5062, -1.2273

Location: Main Street, Leire, Leicestershire LE17 5HF

Locality: Leire
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5HF

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Listing Text

3/38 The Old Manor House

House. Largely C16 but displaying evidence of several phases of building (or
rebuilding). Timber framed, of post and truss construction, with brick panel
infill, and a brick right-hand bay with granite in the gable wall. Thatched
roof. 2 storied. 3 bays of timber framing and a brick bay with 2 renewed
casement windows to right of doorway which is perhaps a C18 addition. Right
hand timber framed bay has continuous vertical posts one of which is arch
braced, on padstones, and with a single middle rail. It contains the doorway
to the right. The two bays beyond are higher, possibly of slightly later
date. The outer posts have curved arched braces, straight braces to central
post. Two middle rails. Windows are renewed 3-light casements on each
floor. Stack behind entry.

Listing NGR: SP5254390093

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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