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Sharnford Shade

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5094 / 52°30'33"N

Longitude: -1.3088 / 1°18'31"W

OS Eastings: 447006

OS Northings: 290396

OS Grid: SP470903

Mapcode National: GBR 7MF.RWT

Mapcode Global: VHCT4.86F3

Entry Name: Sharnford Shade

Listing Date: 27 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189031

Location: Sharnford, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE10

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Sharnford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Sharnford with Wigston Parva

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 49 SE (south east side)

3/41 Sharnford Shade


Farmhouse, now a house. Late C18, with extensive additions built
by a Colonel Harris in 1909, largely demolished in 1975. Brick,
rendered and whitewashed with hipped slate roofs. Plinth, first
floor band, deep moulded eaves, single lateral and single ridge
brick stacks. 2 storeys plus garrets, 5 bays. L-plan. East
front has a central gabled porch with recessed front containing 2
fluted Ionic columns flanking a 6 panel door. In either side, a
margin pane fixed light. On either side, 2 full height glazing
bar sashes with moulded architraves and hoods. Above the door, a
triple sash flanked by 2 smaller glazing bar sashes on each side.
South end has to right a full height sash similar to those at the
front. North end has an off-centre C20 glazed door. Rear
elevation has irregular fenestration, mainly late C20. Interior
has entrance hall with 2 fluted columns with lotus leaf capitals,
picture rail and enriched moulded cornice. Square stair well
with enriched cornice and foliate ceiling boss contains a late
C18 cantilevered wooden staircase with turned balusters and
ramped scrolled handrail. North east ground floor room has
moulded cornice and C19 marble fireplace. South west room has a
similar fireplace. Doors have 4 fielded panels.

Listing NGR: SP4700690396

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