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Latitude: 52.4528 / 52°27'9"N
Longitude: -1.0577 / 1°3'27"W
OS Eastings: 464131
OS Northings: 284283
OS Grid: SP641842
Mapcode National: GBR 9R6.9D4
Mapcode Global: VHCTG.MM52
Entry Name: Wheatsheaf House
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Last Amended: 18 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180253
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191261
Location: Husbands Bosworth, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17
Civil Parish: Husbands Bosworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Husbands Bosworth All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SP 68 SW BELL LANE (West Side)
8/40 Wheatsheaf House (previously listed
as "No 3")
House. Partially early C.16, partly later C.16 or early C.17. Main range with
cross wing. Main range has the earlier core, and is rendered with plain tiled
roof, but cruck framed internally. It contains renewed casement windows on
each floor. Big axial stack with stone base, and another on right hand gable.
Cross wing is late C.16 or early C.17. Flamboyant timber framing with brick
nogging. Post and truss construction with angle posts on padstones and a
middle rail: Coved and jettied gable above close-studded first floor and
cambered tie beam with painted Tudor Roses in the spandrels. The gable itself
comprises decorative panels, with lozenges, etc. Doorway to left and early
C.20 canted bay with leaded lights. Single renewed casement window above.
Side elevation of 2 wide arch-braced bays with close studding, above ground
floor of ironstone rubble with one original caveto moulded mullioned window.
Listing NGR: SP6413184283
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