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Beech House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Snarestone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6804 / 52°40'49"N

Longitude: -1.4911 / 1°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 434503

OS Northings: 309312

OS Grid: SK345093

Mapcode National: GBR 6HR.V4T

Mapcode Global: WHDHZ.2W7H

Entry Name: Beech House

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187976

Location: Snarestone, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Snarestone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Appleby Magna and Swepstone with Snarestone and Norton-juxta-Twycross

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SNARESTONE MAIN STREET
SK 30 NW
6/84 (South Side)
No. 24 (Beech House,
formerly listed as The
Laurels)
24.11.65
GV II*
House of c1700. Red brick (remains colour wash front) with plinth having
stone top moulding, stone bands, quoins and cornice to front and slate front,
plain tile rear roof with 2 symmetrical ridge stacks. 2 storeys of 7 windows
with flat gauged brick lintels and stone keystones and sills. Early C19 wooden
mullion and transom 4/4 lights replacing earlier frames. Ground floor a
tripartite window 4/4 either end of similar date and style. replaces
4 former windows whose lintels remain. A very careful alteration.Central
stone bolection moulded doorway with segmental pediment and C18/C19 6-
panelled oak door. 2 blocked 2-light stone mullions to basement. Small
semi-circular window in attic c1800. On right end 2 blocked windows
and renewed attic casement; on left ground floor 4/4 C19 mullion &
transom,lst floor,blocked, and 2 renewed attic 4/4 casements. To rear
a gabled staircase projection with low wide door, possibly reset, 3 stone
steps and 2 C19 casements. Stone 1-light in basement. Dormers to right one
above other. Other casements. Further right a 2 storey C18 wing with C20
casements and end stack. C20 1 storey extension projects from this side
of wing adjoining left end of main range has door with 3-pane overlight, 4/4
to left with 2-light casement over and dormer above. Windows to sides 4/4
and rear have cambered lintels. Interior has original oak well
staircase and beams and inglenook in kitchen. The principal house in the
group with Nos. 19 and 22.


Listing NGR: SK3450309312

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