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Wheatsheaf House, Husbands Bosworth

Description: Wheatsheaf House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 191261

OS Grid Reference: SP6413184283
OS Grid Coordinates: 464131, 284283
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4527, -1.0577

Location: A5199, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire LE17 6LA

Locality: Husbands Bosworth
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 6LA

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Listing Text

SP 68 SW BELL LANE (West Side)

8/40 Wheatsheaf House (previously listed
as "No 3")


House. Partially early C.16, partly later C.16 or early C.17. Main range with
cross wing. Main range has the earlier core, and is rendered with plain tiled
roof, but cruck framed internally. It contains renewed casement windows on
each floor. Big axial stack with stone base, and another on right hand gable.
Cross wing is late C.16 or early C.17. Flamboyant timber framing with brick
nogging. Post and truss construction with angle posts on padstones and a
middle rail: Coved and jettied gable above close-studded first floor and
cambered tie beam with painted Tudor Roses in the spandrels. The gable itself
comprises decorative panels, with lozenges, etc. Doorway to left and early
C.20 canted bay with leaded lights. Single renewed casement window above.
Side elevation of 2 wide arch-braced bays with close studding, above ground
floor of ironstone rubble with one original caveto moulded mullioned window.

Listing NGR: SP6413184283

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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