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The Retreat, Swinford

Description: The Retreat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191483

OS Grid Reference: SP5699879402
OS Grid Coordinates: 456998, 279402
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4097, -1.1635

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/66 The Retreat
- II

House. Late C18. Red brick. Hipped slate roof with 2 stacks.
overhanging eaves on paired brackets. Plinth. 2½ storeys. West
front: 3 bays, symmetrical. Central doorway with moulded
doorcase and flat hood on brackets. Raised and fielded 6-panel
door with traceried overlight. To left and right, single
glazing-bar sashes with painted flat arches with keystones.
Above, 3 similar windows, the central on narrower. Above again,
3 similar but smaller windows. Long brick wing at rear, east.

Listing NGR: SP5699879402

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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