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Swinford House, Swinford

Description: Swinford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 191485

OS Grid Reference: SP5699979307
OS Grid Coordinates: 456999, 279307
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4088, -1.1635

Location: Stanford Road, Swinford, Leicestershire LE17 6BJ

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/81 Swinford House


House. Circa mid C19 virtual rebuilding of circa C17 house. Red
brick covered in ivy, earlier brick in south end wall. Slate
hipped roof with lead roll hips and brick dentil eaves cornice.
Brick axial stacks.
PLAN: Double depth plan; three rooms at front, smaller right-hand
room and with entrance hall to left of centre room. 2 storey
outshut on right-hand side.
EXTERIOR: 2 stories. Asymmetrical 4 east front plus 1-window 2
storey outshut on right. 3 left windows are symmetrical around
doorway to left of centre. 2-light moulded cross mullion-transom
windows with casement and small panes. Panelled door, large
rectangular over-light with glazing bars and panelled reveals.
Doorway and windows have flat brick arches, windows with store
cills. Outshut on right has 2-light casements with leaded
INTERIOR: circa mid C19 staircase with balusters and bulbous
column newel. Front and back right-hand rooms have chamfered
beams with cymoa stops to high ceilings.
NOTE: Said to have been the agent's house of Stanford Park Estate
(Stanford Hall) Westrill and Stanford parish (qv)

Listing NGR: SP5699979307

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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