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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkby, Leicestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189492

Location: Barkby, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Barkby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Barkby

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 60 NW

No 2A
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: SK6398109666

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