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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190992
Location: Medbourne, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16
Civil Parish: Medbourne
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SP 8092 MANOR ROAD (South Side)
11/89 Dale Farmhouse
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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