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Uplands Farmhouse and former outbuildings attached to rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8085 / 52°48'30"N

Longitude: -1.2989 / 1°17'56"W

OS Eastings: 447355

OS Northings: 323672

OS Grid: SK473236

Mapcode National: GBR 7HS.VVL

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.0NRS

Plus Code: 9C4WRP52+CC

Entry Name: Uplands Farmhouse and former outbuildings attached to rear

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358245

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Long Whatton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 4723
Uplands Farmhouse and
outbuildings attached to

House, now used as guest house, with range of outbuildings, formerly stables and
dovecote, to rear. Mid-late C18 with casements renewed C19. Red and buff brick
plinth part rendered. Hipped roof to main block, mostly with Swithland
slates but with C20 interlocking tiles to right side; tiled outbuildings.
L-plan, with staircase projection in rear angle. HOUSE is of 3 storeys and
cellar, with 4 bays to front. Moulded brick band courses and eaves. Late C19
wooden casements with horizontal glazing bars and original gauged heads, the
ground and first floor windows cross casements, the second floor windows of 2
lights. 6-panelled door in second bay has marginally-glazed fanlight and
wooden doorcase with pilasters and flat cornice hood on moulded brackets. Door
is approached by 6 brick and stone steps with slight wrought iron handrail.
Cellar window with metal grille to right. Brick chimneys with 3 square shafts
linked by off-set cornices. REAR WING has horizontal sashes. Attached to rear
is a 2-storey wing of 6 bays now part incorporated in house,with horizontal
sashes to first floor and right bays, 2 doors and 3 stable doors with adjacent
round pitching eyes. At far end is a taller dovecote with stable door.
INTERIOR of house has staircase with wavy splat balusters and moulded handrail.
Room to ground floor left is panelled and has moulded ceiling cornices and
narrow pulvinated friezes to door and fireplace surrounds, all possibly late
C19-C20. Heavy stop-chamfered spine beam and large fireplace in ground floor
room to rear. One fireplace lintel dated 1647.

Listing NGR: SK4735523672

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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