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Latitude: 52.6825 / 52°40'56"N
Longitude: -1.0587 / 1°3'31"W
OS Eastings: 463734
OS Northings: 309835
OS Grid: SK637098
Mapcode National: GBR 9N9.WNV
Mapcode Global: WHFK9.QT2X
Entry Name: Barkby Hall
Listing Date: 9 July 1951
Last Amended: 9 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361191
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189467
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 BEEBY ROAD (North Side)
6/1 Barkby Hall
(Previously listed as The Hall)
Hall, c1810. Cement rendered over brick. 3 storeys, 8 bays with central ashlar
porch with door flanked by sash windows with pilasters and entablature. Balustrade
above with shield of Pochin arms in panel. Outer sash windows, cornice and
blocking course with panelled emphasis to centre. One storey wing at end with
canted bay window and parapet. South elevation similar, of 7 bays.
Inside most features are of simple Regency character, including dining room,
drawing room and library chimney pieces, the latter inlaid with Blue John.
The main staircase is in the style of Wyatt and on a particularly grand scale;
a main flight rises from the centre of the hall and divides into 2 halves which
return up along the side walls. Stone treads are ornate metal balustrading
of trellis pattern with chain link swags beneath hand rail. 4-sided top light
with semi-circular windows, domed ceiling.
Barkby Hall has been the property and seat of the Pochin family since 1604.
Listing NGR: SK6373409835
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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