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Whithybush Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8377 / 52°50'15"N

Longitude: -1.344 / 1°20'38"W

OS Eastings: 444288

OS Northings: 326890

OS Grid: SK442268

Mapcode National: GBR 7HJ.31L

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.BX7X

Plus Code: 9C4WRMQ4+3C

Entry Name: Whithybush Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358118

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Castle Donington

Built-Up Area: Castle Donington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 4426-4525
(east side)
10/71 No 55 (Whithybush

House. Late C18 incorporating parts of C17 buildings. Mid C19 and late C19-C20
extensions to right. Refurbished 1984. Red brick on stone plinth, tiled roof,
central rendered chimney. 2 storeys, attic and cellar; 2 bays. Narrow brick
band courses at first and second floor levels. 2-light horizontal sashes with
glazing bars, those to right bay renewed 1984, all with segmental heads. Cellar
opening to left. To right of centre is a 2-panelled door with 4 curved stone
steps, high segmental arch, and C20 segmental wooden hood on brackets. 2-light
attic casements in gables. At right end is a lower C19 bay with a late C19-C20
half-timbered gabled projection to front, formerly a dairy. This has flush-
panelled door and C20 single light in left return, and horizontal sash and vents
in gable end. Rear has one C17-C18 3-light window with wooden mullions.
Interior: right bay of older block has stop-chamfered spine beam and fireplace
lintel. In line with chimney is a winder stair. Old 2-panel and board doors.

Listing NGR: SK4428826890

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