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The Bedehouses and Adjoining Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Freeby, Leicestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189815

Location: Freeby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

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

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Listing Text


(east side)
6/43 The Bedehouses and
adjoining out-
1.1.68 buildings


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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