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The Dower House and Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurnby and Bushby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.629 / 52°37'44"N

Longitude: -1.0461 / 1°2'45"W

OS Eastings: 464664

OS Northings: 303898

OS Grid: SK646038

Mapcode National: GBR 9P3.0CW

Mapcode Global: WHFKP.X51W

Entry Name: The Dower House and Wall

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190768

Location: Thurnby and Bushby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Thurnby and Bushby

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurnby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

THURNBY

SK 60 SW GRANGE LANE (North Side)

4/110 The Dower House and Wall


GV II

House. C18, extended and altered early C19. Red brick with small section
of rubble stone and Swithland slate roof hipped to left. Brick left ridge
stack and right end projecting and rear stacks. Brick 1st floor band. 3
storeys of 3 sash windows : tripartite 1/1 : 1/1 : 1/1 ; 6/6 and similar
tripartite. Similar on 2nd floor but with central 1/1 sash, and similar on
ground floor. Cambered lintels overall. On ground floor a central parapetted
rectangular porch. Facing lane a 6/6 sash within restored moulded stone frame,
2-light casement on right end of porch, and on left end a restored moulded
stone doorway with 6-panelled door and narrow overlight. On left end mainly
similar sashes. On right end, to right, a bow window with 6/6 sash over and
3/3 sash above. To left the brickwork shows the original C18 gable end with
projecting stack and various blocked windows. Rubble stone plinth to this
section of wall. From the left end of house a brick coped wall c2½m. high
extends along Grange Lane. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SK6466403898

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