Ivy House

21 Mar 2003
Ivy House, 4, Thorpe By Water, Rutland
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

THORPE BY WATER SP 89 NE 4/148 10.11.55 No 4 (Ivy House).


House. 2 bays to right are probably early C18 with early-mid C19 alterations; left bay may be C17 in origin but is also altered, raised and re-roofed. Coursed limestone rubble, the end to road refaced in ashlar C19. Collyweston slate roofs, hipped at road end. Ashlar chimneys with ovolo-moulded cornices, one to left gable, another between right bays. At right-angles to road. 2 storeys, the taller right bays with attic; 3 bays in all. End to road has C19 2-light wooden casements with flat stone arches, and a hipped dormer. On the left side, right bays have similar casements in bonded limestone surrounds, narrow blocked window to centre of first floor, and 2 hipped dormers. All dormers have paired wooden casements. 4-panelled door to left in chamfered stone surround. Left bay has paired wooden casement and single light to each floor, and central C20 door in C17 moulded and stopped limestone surround. Another C17-early C18 feature is the blocked single light with ovolo-moulded stone surround to centre of rear wall of taller block. Interior: partition of re-used timber studs between blocks.

Listing NGR: SP8929296474


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Ashlar, Limestone, Lincolnshire Limestone, Rubble, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling