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Swinford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swinford, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4088 / 52°24'31"N

Longitude: -1.1635 / 1°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 456999

OS Northings: 279307

OS Grid: SP569793

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q4.STK

Mapcode Global: VHCTL.SQ88

Entry Name: Swinford House

Listing Date: 5 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191485

Location: Swinford, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Swinford

Built-Up Area: Swinford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Swinford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 57 NE SWINFORD STANFORD ROAD
(west side)

7/81 Swinford House

GV II

House. Circa mid C19 virtual rebuilding of circa C17 house. Red
brick covered in ivy, earlier brick in south end wall. Slate
hipped roof with lead roll hips and brick dentil eaves cornice.
Brick axial stacks.
PLAN: Double depth plan; three rooms at front, smaller right-hand
room and with entrance hall to left of centre room. 2 storey
outshut on right-hand side.
EXTERIOR: 2 stories. Asymmetrical 4 east front plus 1-window 2
storey outshut on right. 3 left windows are symmetrical around
doorway to left of centre. 2-light moulded cross mullion-transom
windows with casement and small panes. Panelled door, large
rectangular over-light with glazing bars and panelled reveals.
Doorway and windows have flat brick arches, windows with store
cills. Outshut on right has 2-light casements with leaded
panels.
INTERIOR: circa mid C19 staircase with balusters and bulbous
column newel. Front and back right-hand rooms have chamfered
beams with cymoa stops to high ceilings.
NOTE: Said to have been the agent's house of Stanford Park Estate
(Stanford Hall) Westrill and Stanford parish (qv)


Listing NGR: SP5699979307

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