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Webster's Farmhouse, Swinford

Description: Webster's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 191476

OS Grid Reference: SP5683479582
OS Grid Coordinates: 456834, 279582
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4113, -1.1659

Locality: Swinford
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 6AU

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/62 Webster's Farmhouse

- II

House. Late C17, C18, C20 alterations. Timber framing, brick,
some stone. Thatched roof with stone coped gable with kneelers,
to left. Bargeboarded gable to right. 2 ridge stacks. 1½
storeys. South front: 3-bays brick range to left followed by 6
bays of late C17 square-framing with C18 brick infill, to right.
Left 3 bays consist of an off-centre doorway with C20 4-panel
door with segmental arch. To left, two 2-light casements with
segmental arches. Above, a single 2-light casement. 6 bays to
right have rendered plinth and two 3-light casements in 2nd and
5th bays, with a similar window above in each of these bays. All
C20 casements. Letters IC in burnt headers below 1st floor
window in 2nd bay, and date 1718 in burnt headers below 1st floor
window in 5th bay. 1st, 4th and 6th bays have decorative diamond
shapes in burnt headers.

Listing NGR: SP5683479582

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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