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Higher House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton Overy, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5757 / 52°34'32"N

Longitude: -1.001 / 1°0'3"W

OS Eastings: 467799

OS Northings: 298007

OS Grid: SP677980

Mapcode National: GBR 9PQ.KQL

Mapcode Global: WHFKX.LJK8

Entry Name: Higher House

Listing Date: 23 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191029

Location: Burton Overy, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Burton Overy

Built-Up Area: Burton Overy

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Carlton Curlieu and Burton Overy

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BURTON OVERY
MAIN STREET (East Side)
SP69 NE
3/7 Higher House
GV II
House. C17 with early C19 front. Partly timber-framed whitewashed and
rendered brick. Swithland slate roof with brick end and rear wing ridge
stacks. Painted wooden bracketted cornice. 2 1/2 storeys of 3 sash windows:
8/8, 6/6, 8/8. Slightly cambered lintels. Central wooden doorcase with
fluted pilasters and flat bracketted canopy. 6-panelled door and overlight,
the glazing bars of which form squares and octagons. On left end a 6/6 sash
and attic 2-light horizontal sliding sash. 2 storey wing to rear has square
panelled timber framing, 3 bays long, on rubble stone plinth. Probably
original single purlin tie beam truss roof with some windbraces. Double
inglenook and hood (1 fireplace partly filled in). Moulded beams in front
range and curved principals visible. Early C18 panelling, 2 fielded panelled
doors and fireplace.


Listing NGR: SP6779998007

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