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Pair of Farmhouses, Front Railing and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckminster, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7864 / 52°47'11"N

Longitude: -0.6831 / 0°40'59"W

OS Eastings: 488908

OS Northings: 321794

OS Grid: SK889217

Mapcode National: GBR DRM.83W

Mapcode Global: WHGL7.G7X6

Entry Name: Pair of Farmhouses, Front Railing and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189779

Location: Buckminster, Melton, Leicestershire, NG33

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Buckminster

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Buckminster St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 82 SE BUCKMINSTER MAIN STREET

Sewstern
(north side)
2/7 Pair of farmhouses,
front railing and
boundary wall

II

Pair of farmhouses. 1752, refenestrated late C20. Coursed and
squared limestone with limestone ashlar dressings and slate roof.
Chamfered plinth, coped gables with kneelers, 2 gable and central
ridge coped stone stacks. 3 storeys plus garrets, 7 bays.
Symmetrical south side has 2 fronts. That to left has a half-
glazed C20 door with glazing bar overlight, flanked by single
wooden cross mullioned casements. To right, a C20 half-glazed
door with overlight and a flanking light to the left, flanked by
single wooden cross mullioned casements. Above, each front has a
central blind window flanked by single wooden cross casements.
Above again, each front has a smaller blind window, flanked by
single 2 light casements. Between the fronts, a datestone
inscribed "ATW 1752". Each gable has a blocked casement to the
garret. Outside, early C19 cast iron spearhead railing with 2
gates and posts with finials. Beyond, to left, an adjoining
boundary wall, L-plan, 5M long, with a blue brick coping.


Listing NGR: SK8890821794

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