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Somerby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6865 / 52°41'11"N

Longitude: -0.8467 / 0°50'48"W

OS Eastings: 478055

OS Northings: 310496

OS Grid: SK780104

Mapcode National: GBR BPX.GRZ

Mapcode Global: WHFKD.YQZS

Entry Name: Somerby House

Listing Date: 30 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189894

Location: Somerby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Somerby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Somerby All Saints (Burrough Hill Parishes)

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 71 SE SOMERBY HIGH STREET

(south side)
10/137 Somerby House
30/6/83
II

House. Early C17, altered early C19, refronted late C19, with
additions 1910. Coursed and squared ironstone with limestone
ashlar dressings and slate roofs. First and second floor bands,
coped gables, 2 valley, 2 lateral and single gable coped stone
stacks. 2 storeys plus attics, 4 bays. Double range plan.
South garden front, 3 bays, has recessed centre flanked by single
canted 2 storey wings, all with coped parapets. Central moulded
ashlar doorcase with overlight and flat hood and fully glazed C20
door. Above it, a glazing bar sash with basket arched head,
flanked by single small sashes. Beyond,each wing has a basket
arched sash flanked by single smaller sashes, flanked again at
the sdies by single basket arched sashes, on each floor. Above
again, 3 gabled dormers with plain sashes. Beyond, to right, a
set back parapeted bay with, to left, a glazing bar sash on each
floor and to right, a C20 door. North side has a plain C19 door
flanked to right by a small sash. Above, a large ogee headed
glazing bar sash, flanked to left by a glazing bar sash, and to
right by a late C19 canted oriel window. Beyond, to left, a late
C19 2 storey set back addition with a casement and a glazing bar
sash. Above, a glazing bar sash flanked by single smaller
sashes. In the return angle, a canted parapeted bay window with
3 sashes with oval heads. Above, a glazing bar sash. Above
again, a smaller sash. West end has a 2 storey canted
balustraded addition, 1910, 2 bays, with a central splayed
opening with central pier, containing a basket arched glazing bar
sash and a door with overlight. Beyond, on each side, a basket
arched triple glazing bar sash and beyond again, on each side, a
similar single sash. Above, a double mullioned casement. Above
again, left gable has a glazing bar sash. Right gable has a C19
canted bay window. Above it, 2 datestones, inscribed 'G P 1611'
and 'CEH LFH 1910'.


Listing NGR: SK7805510496

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