Old Hall Farmhouse / Diseworth Hall

21 Sep 2002
Old Hall Farmhouse, Grimes Gate, Long Whatton, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74 2QE
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Diseworth Hall, 14 Grimes Gate, Long Whatton, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74 2QE
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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 GRIMES GATE SK 4424-4524 (Diseworth) 12/174 Old Hall Farmhouse 7.12.62 (formerly listed as No 14 (Diseworth Hall))


House. Circa 1690. Chequer brick with vitreous headers, chamfered stone plinth, flush stone quoins, stone gable copings, plain blue tile roof and brick chimney. U-plan, with later extension set back to left. 2 storeys and attic; 3 bays, the outer bays gabled and projecting with high transoms and C20 horizon- tal glazing bars. Attics have smaller 2-light casements of similar type but without transoms. All these windows were formerly leaded and have painted stone wedge lintels with keyblocks. Flanking central window and in inner returns of gabled bays are traces of narrow blocked lights. Central C19 door with pair of arched glazed panels and rusticated stone surround, painted, with voussoir head and cornice. This surround is very similar to doorcase at No 2 Clements Gate (qv). C19 single-storey brick extension set back to left. Interior has ovolo- moulded cross beams in front ground floor room of right wing, old 6-panel doors in architrave frames to main floors, and old board doors to attic. Staircase in left wing cuts across fenstration and has roll-moulded handrail and stick balusters, partly renewed.

Listing NGR: SK4533524745


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1384 IOE Records taken by Michael Merryweather; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Michael Merryweather. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Merryweather, Michael

Rights Holder: Merryweather, Michael


Brick, Stone, Tile, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument (By Form)