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Latitude: 52.7602 / 52°45'36"N
Longitude: -0.7978 / 0°47'52"W
OS Eastings: 481223
OS Northings: 318738
OS Grid: SK812187
Mapcode National: GBR CQB.WN9
Mapcode Global: WHFK1.QW9C
Entry Name: The Bedehouses and Adjoining Outbuildings
Listing Date: 1 January 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176897
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189815
Location: Freeby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
Civil Parish: Freeby
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Saxby with Stapleford and Wyfordby
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 81 NW FREEBY SAXBY ROAD
6/43 The Bedehouses and
8 almshouses. 1732. Enlarged and remodelled in the Picturesque
style, 1820. Brick with stone dressings, pantile and thatched
roofs, 4 grouped ridge stacks, ashlar projecting quoins. Single
storey plus attics, 16 bays. West front has a central pair of
doors flanked by pairs of casements, flanked by pairs of doors,
again flanked by pairs of casements andterminated by single
doors. The doors have Tudor arched heads and the windows have 3
iron casements, all with projecting rusticated surrounds with
keystone lintels. Above, 6 gabled dormers. North and south ends
have each a door, that to south broken out, and a dormer above.
Rear has the same pattern of fenestration as the front with small
segmental headed casements and plank doors. Adjoining quadrangle
of partly ruinous single storey outbuildings, 6 bays wide by 3
bays deep. Built for the Earl of Harborough and remodelled for
his heirs to house Stapleford Park Estate workers.
Listing NGR: SK8122318738
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