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Latitude: 52.5587 / 52°33'31"N
Longitude: -0.946 / 0°56'45"W
OS Eastings: 471551
OS Northings: 296168
OS Grid: SP715961
Mapcode National: GBR BRB.FNS
Mapcode Global: WHFKY.FYRB
Entry Name: Shangton Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 21 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1360714
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191120
Location: Shangton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8
Civil Parish: Shangton
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Shangton
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SP 79 NW Shangton Hall Farmhouse
House. C17, mostly rebuilt 1837. Ironstone ashlar with plinth, limestone
quoins and limestone dressings. Welsh slate roof with left centre and right
end moulded stone stacks. Moulded stone shouldered gabled and moulded stone
cornice continuing across gable ends. 2 1/2 storeys and basement of 4 2-light
stone mullion and transom windows. On ground floor, from left, 2-light,
paired 2-light, doorway with moulded Tudor arch and 8-panelled Tudor style
door, and paired 2-light. Flight of stone steps up to doorway. 2-light stone
mullion window to left in basement. On left end ironstone is striped with
limestone. On right end a 2-light stone mullion window in gable. To rear 4
2-light wooden mullion and transom windows on first floor. On ground floor,
from left, 3-light window with 1/1 sashes, doorway and door similar to
entrance door, and a 3-light and a 2-light wooden mullion and transom window.
2-light roof dormer above. Thefonner house was mostly pulled down in 1836 and
this farmhouse built in 1837 for Sir Justinian Isham, but the front and left
end walls are probably C17. V.C.H. Vol. V, p 293, and Pevsner, p373.
Listing NGR: SP7155196168
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