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6, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harborough, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4782 / 52°28'41"N

Longitude: -0.9217 / 0°55'18"W

OS Eastings: 473333

OS Northings: 287242

OS Grid: SP733872

Mapcode National: GBR BSB.MS9

Mapcode Global: VHDQS.ZZ33

Entry Name: 6, High Street

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Last Amended: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189660

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Town: Harborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Logan

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 6 (formerly listed
as Nos 6 and 7)
SP 7387 1/10 25.7.52.

Early C19 street facade conceals a C17 house with a rear wing which is basically
a timber-framed open hall of medieval origin and of cruck construction. 3 pairs
of crucks remain inside (the eastern pair mutilated, smoke blackening on the 2nd
pair). Street facade faced with stucco grooved to simulate masonry. Rusticated
quoins and small parapet. Steeply pitched slate roof. 2 ½ storeys with 2 dormers.
3 windows with moulded and shouldered architraves, pulvinated friezes and segmental
pediments. Modern ground floor shop windows but with ornamental frieze and modillion
cornice. This is the only remaining example of a hall house known to survive in
the town itself. Ref.V.C.H.

Listing NGR: SP7333387242

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