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Manor Farmhouse, Thorpe Langton

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 191395

OS Grid Reference: SP7400892576
OS Grid Coordinates: 474008, 292576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5260, -0.9106

Location: Welham Road, Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire LE16 7TS

Locality: Thorpe Langton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7TS

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/68 and 6/68 Manor Farmhouse

House. Late C17, with late C18 and C20 alterations. Ironstone rubble and
ashlared limestone, with ashlar dressings, brick. Slate roof with ashlar coped
gables with kneelers. 2 gable stacks, that to left of brick, that to right with a
stone base, and brick above. A ridge stack, also with stone base, brick above.
Plinth with chamfered set-offs. 2 storeys with garrets. South front: 2 storeys,
4 bays. Whole front of dressed ashlar with cavetto moulded stringcourses at first
floor level and below eaves. Off-centre doorway with C20 stone, gabled porch with
part-glazed 6-panel door. To left, two 3-light sliding sashes with wooden
lintels. To right, a similar window. All with sloping lintel projections on
brackets. Above, three 3-light sliding sashes with wooden lintels. Above the
porch are signs of a blocked window. West gable end wall of ironstone rubble has
a late C17 3-light window with chamfered mullions and frame and a hoodmould. Its
left light now bricked up. Above, a smaller window originally of 3-lights, now
occupied by a 2-light iron casement. Stone jambs and wooden lintel of former
window remain and former light to right is now bricked up. East gable end wall,
also of ironstone rubble, has 2 small casements one at first floor level, the
other above in the garret. Both have wooden lintels.
VCH, V, 204-5.

Listing NGR: SP7400892576

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Source: English Heritage

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