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Tonge Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8052 / 52°48'18"N

Longitude: -1.3801 / 1°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 441889

OS Northings: 323254

OS Grid: SK418232

Mapcode National: GBR 7HV.5X3

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.SR09

Entry Name: Tonge Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358077

Location: Breedon on the Hill, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE73

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Breedon on the Hill

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Breedon-on-the-Hill St Mary and St Hardulph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BREEDON-ON-THE-HILL TONGE
SK 42 SW
4/30 Tonge Hall Farmhouse and
attached barn (formerly
7.12.62 listed under Tonge Hall
and Dovecote
GV II

House and barn. House is possibly late C17-early C18 in origin but altered and
extended early-mid C19. Some casements renewed C20. Barn is late C16-C17.
HOUSE is of red brick, with some C18 brick and vitreous headers to left wing and
rear. Plain tile roofs with brick gable copings and chimneys. Irregular
T-plan, with later outshot in narrow left angle, and additional C19 wing
projecting to rear. 2 storeys. 2-bay wing projecting to left has large
external chimney stack to front gable. Either side of stack are stone
surrounds of former C17-C18 windows. Right return of wing has early-mid C19
sashes, mostly 4-pane but with 5-pane sash to ground floor left. Other ground
floor window has segmental arch. Set back to right is the other main wing, with
2 bays of C20 transomed wooden casements, 3-light to ground floor, 2-light
above. Lower windows have segmental heads. To centre of this wing is a blind
first floor window panel and a C19 6-panelled door in fine wooden doorcase.
This has panelled reveals, Doric pilasters, entablature and moulded pediment.
Attached to left end of house is a 5-bay BARN which has substantial timber
framing with diagonal braces, brick infill and stone plinth. Plain tile roof.
Lower walls and second bay are part rebuilt in brick. Interior of house may be
of interest.


Listing NGR: SK4188923254

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