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Latitude: 52.6809 / 52°40'51"N
Longitude: -1.0549 / 1°3'17"W
OS Eastings: 463993
OS Northings: 309658
OS Grid: SK639096
Mapcode National: GBR 9N9.XT9
Mapcode Global: WHFK9.RWW5
Entry Name: The Dower House
Listing Date: 9 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189492
Location: Barkby, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7
Civil Parish: Barkby
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Barkby
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 60 NW VICARAGE LANE (East Side)
6/27 The Dower House
House, originally one with the neighbouring Old Vicarage. This part probably
late C17 but with facade of c1760. Brick with stone quoins and a low pitched
hipped roof to front gables, Swithland slate to main range behind. 3 storeys,
two bays. To the left, a bay beneath a shaped Dutch gable with stags head motif,
and containing 2 storey canted bay window with stone mullions, and glazing
bars with margin-lights. Above it a triple light sash window with margin-lights.
Stone sill and eaves bands. The right hand bay has a hipped Swithland slate
roof, ground floor doorway with arched head, and above, a wood mullioned and
transomed window with stone architrave to each floor.
Inside, various spine beams and a chamfered cross beam indicate the earlier
part of the building. Good plaster cornice to principal room of 1760 work.
Listing NGR: SK6399309658
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