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Springfield Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.53 / 52°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.9979 / 0°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 468076

OS Northings: 292935

OS Grid: SP680929

Mapcode National: GBR 9QB.6KD

Mapcode Global: VHDQK.NN9T

Entry Name: Springfield Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191392

Location: Smeeton Westerby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Smeeton Westerby

Built-Up Area: Smeeton Westerby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Smeeton Westerby Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


1/54 No 11 Springfield

- II

House. C17 with C19 and C20 alterations. Stone and brick. 2 ranges at right
angles to one another. West facing range has slate roof with brick gable stack
and ridge stack. Chamfered ironstone plinth. Moulded ashlar stringcourse with
brick set-offs at first floor level. Dentilled brick eaves cornice. West front:
2 storeys, 4 bays. Stone faced. Off-centre doorway with plain surround and C19
6-panel door. To left, a 2-light iron casement. To right, in a blocked doorway,
a 2-light unglazed casement with iron bars. To right again, a 3-light casement.
Above the doorway, a sliding sash with moulded ashlar frame. To right a 2-light
casement with stone cill and lintel. Below is set a blank ashlared stone. Too
right again, a 3-light casement with cambered arch. Several courses of brickwork
below eaves indicate C19 raising and re-roofing. South range originally a cottage
with farm buildings attached. C19, brick with slate roof and brick gable stacks.
South front: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Off-centre doorway with plain surround and C20
plank door. To left, a 3-light sliding sash with cambered arch. To right, a
2-light casement, with to right, C20 French windows, both with flat arches.
Above, first storey brickwork appears later. Three 3-light sliding sashes all
with cambered arches. C20, 2-storey addition adjoining at right. Interior:
chamfered main beams and joists. Room in south range reputed to have chevron and
S-pattern painted beams, now ceiled over.
VCH, V, 183.

Listing NGR: SP6807692935

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