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HUMPHREY BABINGTON HOUSE

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.

Name: HUMPHREY BABINGTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1307408

Location

HUMPHREY BABINGTON HOUSE, 24-32, NORTH STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barrow upon Soar

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189279

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 51 NE BARROW UPON SOAR NORTH STREET 3/21 Nos. 24-32 (Humphrey Babington House)

GV II

Alms houses, dated 1825. Founded as a women's almshouse, extending the original bequest of Humphrey Babington, founder of Theophilus Cave's almshouses. White brickwork in a thin gothick style. 2 storeys 5 bays. Central bay a projecting steeply pitched gable with polygonal chimneys on angles like turrets, central doorway, a pointed arch beneath a hoodmould, blocked and now a window. Above this a 2-light gothick arched window and over this, the inscription tablet and a coat of arms. Gable is parapetted and has decorative string course following the angle of the roof. This string course continues across the facade, as does parapet. Other bays contain 2-light windows in gothick style, with latticed panes and hoodmoulds. Corner buttresses and gable and chimney stacks. The building was altered in 1976, to change the accommodation internally.

Listing NGR: SK5770817699

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National Grid Reference: SK 57708 17699

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