Manor Farmhouse And Outbuildings Surrounding Yard Immediately To Rear

3 Sep 2002
Manor Farmhouse And Outbuildings Surrounding Yard Immediately To Rear, 77 Main Street, Long Whatton, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12 5DF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LONG WHATTON MAIN STREET SK 42 SE 5/190 No 77 (Manor Farmhouse and outbuildings surrounding yard immediately to rear) - II

House with attached stables, cow-houses and barn. Late C18, house partly remodelled mid C19, some C20 alterations. Brick, front to street and left side of house roughcast and colourwashed. Front range has Swithland slate roof; left side has C20 interlocking tiles; outbuildings have corrugated asbestos and tiled roofs. Brick chimneys. Courtyard plan. L-plan house in front left corner is of 2 storeys with 3 bays to front. Dentil eaves. Mid C19 boxed 4-pane sashes, square to first floor, those to ground floor with segmental heads. Central 4-panelled door with radiating wooden glazing bars to semicircular fanlight, in plain arched reveals with moulded wooden doorcase, keyblock and flat hood on shaped brackets. To right are 3 blind stable bays with arched panels below and square panels above. C20 3-light casement to upper storey in right gable.

Irregular altered openings to rear. Left side of house has irregular windows, including 2 2-light horizontal sashes to upper storey, and door in C20 gabled porch. 2 blind arched panels. Beyond rear wing of house is a dairy bay, formerly a coach-house with large blind semicircular archway. At far end of left wing are more stable bays, part used as garage, with lean-to extensions to outer wall. Yard side of stable bays has windows and blind panels to left, arched opening to stairs at left, arched central stable door, with flanking pitching eyes in blind arched panels, and C20 garage doors to right. Along east side of yard are cow-houses, part altered, with vent slits in rear wall. At right-angles to north end of this range is a small 3-bay barn with blocked vent slits, partly blocked central cart entry, and blind arched panel in left bay.

Other outbuildings attached to north of this are not of special architectural interest. House retains late C18 features in rear wing but front wing was remodelled internally mid C19. Dairy retains thrawts and cheese-press. Planned farm complex with some architectural detailing.

Listing NGR: SK4815123373


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Asbestos, Brick, Forest Stone (Leicestershire), Roughcast, Slate, Tile, Georgian Oubliette, Unassigned, Building, Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>, Dairy, Food And Drink Processing Site, Barn, Cow House, Animal Shed, Stable, Transport, Coach House, Road Transport Site, Garage