STOWLEIGH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074984

Date first listed: 04-Sep-1979

Statutory Address: STOWLEIGH

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STOWLEIGH

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton (District Authority)

Parish: Scalford

National Grid Reference: SK 77449 24909

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History

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Details

SCALFORD WYCOMB SK 7724 Stowleigh 24/394 4.9.79

II

House, formerly farmhouse. Built 1850, altered C2O. Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Main front faces garden and has central 6-panel door with overlight, moulded wood surround, limestone jamb stones and keyblocked stone lintel. 'French' windows to ground floor, 16-pane sash windows to 1st floor, all with similar jambs and lintels. Limestone quoins and overhanging bracketed wood eaves. Circular limestone plaque above door inscribed cath to left of shield, stow to right and 1850 below. Coarser masonry to sides and rear. Carved head, possibly medieval, incorporated in rear left angle at ground level, and third quoin up is inscribed w h in medieval-style script. Interior: Open-well stiarcase with stick balusters, ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail, and carved tread ends. Shutters to all front windows. Said to have been built as a dower house for Catherine Stow.

Listing NGR: SK7744924909

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 190275

Legacy System: LBS

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