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Blaby (District Authority)
Kirby Muxloe
National Grid Reference:
SK 52665 03833


KIRBY MUXLOE STAMFORD ROAD SK 50 SW 4/45 The Spinneys 15.11.79 II House. Dated A 1898 D EPR AR on pargetting of bay window on left side. For Edward Percy Rose, dentist. Architect not known but influenced by work of Ernest Gimson. Red brick with Swithland slate roof. Some ornamental half-timbering and pargetting. L-plan with altered service wing to right. 2 storeys and attic. As seen from entrance front, left bay projects with canted corners flanking massive external chimney stack. Chimney has diamond-shaped sundial and corners have sash windows to ground floor. Right bay has paired barred wooden casements with segmental heads. In angle between bays is a canted brick porch projection with 2-storey half-timbered belvedere above. Half-glazed front door with semi- circular panelled wooden hood on shaped brackets. Below hood is a plaster tympanum with relief of trees and inscription "Welcome the coming/speed the parting quest". Belvedere above has 2 rows of leaded casements, whitewashed plaster infill between, deep flat eaves and conical copper roof with lead finial. Left side of house has wide gable to left with leaded venetian window to attic, 2-storey polygonal bay window with flat roof and pargetting between storeys, and other sashes, those to first floor with wooden cornices. Centre of ground floor is recessed with door and leaded casement sheltered by bow timber verandah. Interior has contemporary fireplaces, one with inscription, another with panelled inglenook. Staircase with arcade to entrance hall. Panelled second floor room with decorative truss. The Spinneys is one of a series of large houses built in Kirby Fields, all individually designed, for the professional and wealthy business classes from c,1880.

Listing NGR: SK5266503833


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

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