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The Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkby, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

BARKBY

SK 60 NW VICARAGE LANE (East Side)
No 2A
6/27 The Dower House

GV II

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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