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Dale Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Medbourne, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5286 / 52°31'42"N

Longitude: -0.8208 / 0°49'14"W

OS Eastings: 480093

OS Northings: 292957

OS Grid: SP800929

Mapcode National: GBR CT6.H94

Mapcode Global: VHDQN.QPFY

Entry Name: Dale Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 December 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190992

Location: Medbourne, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Medbourne

Built-Up Area: Medbourne

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

MEDBOURNE

SP 8092 MANOR ROAD (South Side)

11/89 Dale Farmhouse

7.12.66 II*

House. Later C17. Fine coursed squared stone with plinth, quoins and stone
dressings and Collyweston slate hipped roof, in small part buff plain tile,
with moulded stone ridge stacks. H plan, the wings with hipped roof. 2
storeys of 4 stone mullion windows with hood moulds : 3-light on wings and
2 2-lights in centre. On ground floor 3 similar 4-lights and doorway centre
right. A shouldered moulded stone frame with cushion frieze and cornice.
C19 6-panelled door. On each wing inner return and in centre a stone tablet
with moulded horizontal oval (3 in all). Over that in centre a blank stone
tablet with hood mould. Similar facade to rear and further stone mullion
windows on ends. Inside are a stone bolection moulded fireplace, 2-fielded
panelled doors with original hinges, most of the original secondary staircase
and the principal staircase. This is of oak with later painted balusters
inserted except for last 2nd floor flight where it appears balustrade was
originally open. This may have been the case for the whole staircase, where
perhaps carved panels were intended but never inserted. Pevsner, where mistakenly
called 'Old Hall' (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SP8009392957

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