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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1074717



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirby Muxloe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188966

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KIRBY MUXLOE RATBY LANE SK 50 SW 4/44 No 399 (Parsons Farewell) II Former school and schoolmaster's house, at one time used as vicarage, now house and shop. 1857. by William Butterfield; altered 1929 by George Nott. Ground floor is mostly of brick with bonded stone window jambs; upper storey rendered and whitewashed with half-timbering; tiled roof, half-hipped to left, with orna- mental ridge; battered brick chimneys with pilasters. Former schoolmaster's house of 1½ storeys to left, with main school-room formerly in lower cross wing to right. Irregular battered buttresses to ground floor. Asymmetrically picturesque. Schoolmaster's house is of 2 wide bays with entrance hall between. Narrow barred wooden sashes with shaped heads. Left bay has bind upper storey jettied on brackets, and 3-light window to ground floor. Right bay has 3-light and single light windows to former infants' room on ground floor, 2-light window in large half-hipped semi-dormer, and single light in smaller matching semi- domrer to left. Between bays is a door in gabled half-timbered porch of 1929, and a 2-light wooden casement above, also inserted 1929. Gable of school-room wing projects to right, formerly of one storey, but converted to 2 1929. This gable end is completely half-timbered on brick plinth, with upper storey jettied on shaped brackets. Cusped bargeboards with pierced ornament. C20 leaded case- ments, 5-light to ground floor, 4-light above. Weathercock. Right side has central buttress and retains one original 2-light leaded window. Lean-to lobby, probably of later date, to rear gable. Rear of house has been raised and altered. (The Builder, Vol 15 p.377).

Listing NGR: SK5237804867

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in The Builder, , Vol. 15, (), 377

National Grid Reference: SK 52378 04867


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