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Heather Hall and Adjoining Outbuildings to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Heather, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6915 / 52°41'29"N

Longitude: -1.4365 / 1°26'11"W

OS Eastings: 438184

OS Northings: 310573

OS Grid: SK381105

Mapcode National: GBR 6HT.9N1

Mapcode Global: WHDHZ.XL4Z

Entry Name: Heather Hall and Adjoining Outbuildings to Rear

Listing Date: 1 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187791

Location: Heather, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Heather

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Heather St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 31 SE HEATHER SWEPSTONE ROAD
5/23
Heather Hall and adjoining
GV outbuildings to rear.

II


Farmhouse, C18, with C19 additions. Main core is Flemish bond brickwork.
3 storeys, double pile plan with symmetrical facade of 5 bays. Central
doorway with semi-circular fanlight and shallow niches to either side.
Massive yellow brick parapetted porch added, with paired columns, a heavily
fluted Doric. 2 16-light sash windows each side of door with cambered
stone heads. 16-light casements to low upper storey and decorative yellow
brick panels each side of central window. 2 pavilions added to each side
of main block. That on right, of red brick with yellow brick parapet,
2 storeys, with gauged brick heads to sash windows, and string courses,
extends back in long 2-storey wing. Pavilion to south formerly 2 storeys,
a fanciful gothic addition of c. 1860 - yellow brick with shallow rectangular
bay window with triple lancets. 3 gothic windows with foliate capitals to
South elevation, and triple lancet with tracery to rear. Interior has
richly carved arcading, and, in anteroom, ornate timber vault with detached
ribs and central pendant. Yellow brick addition to rear with flamboyant
octagonal turret. Behind and adjoining house, a range of outbuildings -
single storey yellow brick facade with red brick dressings, heavy parapet
and many octagonal turrets. Cornice and arched centrepiece beneath gable.
Series of lancet windows and doorways with traceried doors.


Listing NGR: SK3818410573

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