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Number 2 (Cross Farmhouse) with Walls, Railings and Gate to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8166 / 52°48'59"N

Longitude: -1.3286 / 1°19'42"W

OS Eastings: 445349

OS Northings: 324546

OS Grid: SK453245

Mapcode National: GBR 7HR.DXN

Mapcode Global: WHDHG.KGKM

Entry Name: Number 2 (Cross Farmhouse) with Walls, Railings and Gate to Front

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358213

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Diseworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Diseworth St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 4424-4524
No 2 (Cross Farmhouse)
with walls, railings and
gate to front

House, with walls, railings and gate to front garden. House is c1700 with early
C19 fenestration to front. Walls, railings and gate are also early C19. House
is built of chequer brick on rubble stone base, with plain blue tile roof, brick
gable copings and small rebuilt brick chimneys. Double pile. 2 storeys, attic
and cellar; 2 x 2 bays. String courses with off-set dentil corbels. Front has
gable to left with 2-light horizontal sash to attic, and 2 bays of early C19
boxed 4-pane sashes. All windows have painted wedge lintels. Central
6-panelled top-lit door in rusticated doorcase with cornice over voussoir head.
Doorcase is made of painted stone and is very similar to that at Old Hall Farm-
house in Grimes Gate (qv). Right side of house has 2 gabled bays, with string-
courses stepped up over staircase windows between. Upper stair window is
blocked but retains flat brick arch as does lower window. Left bay has 2-light
attic casement and blocked window below. Right bay has 3-light barred wooden
casement to main floors and blocked attic window. Cellar has board door and
window to left. To front of house is a small garden with brick WALLS to sides,
and brick dwarf walls with wrought iron RAILINGS to front. Railings have waved
spike finials. Central GATE is similar but with oval panel containing honey-
suckle motifs at base. Supporting standards are also ornamented and have honey-
suckle finials.

Listing NGR: SK4534924546

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