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The Timbered House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Kilworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4318 / 52°25'54"N

Longitude: -1.1149 / 1°6'53"W

OS Eastings: 460275

OS Northings: 281904

OS Grid: SP602819

Mapcode National: GBR 9RB.DZC

Mapcode Global: VHCTM.M4GM

Entry Name: The Timbered House

Listing Date: 11 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191468

Location: South Kilworth, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: South Kilworth

Built-Up Area: South Kilworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: South Kilworth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 68 SW SOUTH KILWORTH WALCOTE ROAD
(south west side)

The Timbered House
5/51
11/01/55
II
GV

House. C16, C17, and C19 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed
with C20 rendered infill. Plain tile and slate roof with various
stacks. Hall with cross-wing. Hall range has slate roof. Large
ridge stack, gable stack and coped gable with kneelers to west.
2 storeys and attic. Close-studded north front with scattered
fenestration. Square-framed south front with scattered
fenestration and 2 gabled dormers. West bay probably C19 and
brick, plain tiled, cross wing has large stack on north gable.
South gable has jetty and elaborate timber decoration in form of
lozenges and circles and 2 panes containing Prince of Wales
feathers, beneath 3-light casements. Above on bressumer worn
figures of dog chasing fox chasing geese. Small window above
in gable. East front of cross wing has jetty. 3 bays, with
central doorway with 4-panel door with over-light. Single 3-
light casement to right. Above, a central 2-light flanked by
single 3-light casements. All C20 windows.
INTERIOR: cross wing has heavy closed studding and exposed beams
and joists.

Note: date 1500 or 1506 on south gable.


Listing NGR: SP6027581904

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