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Beech House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Snarestone, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6804 / 52°40'49"N

Longitude: -1.4911 / 1°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 434503

OS Northings: 309312

OS Grid: SK345093

Mapcode National: GBR 6HR.V4T

Mapcode Global: WHDHZ.2W7H

Entry Name: Beech House

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187976

Location: Snarestone, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Snarestone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Appleby Magna and Swepstone with Snarestone and Norton-juxta-Twycross

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 30 NW
6/84 (South Side)
No. 24 (Beech House,
formerly listed as The
House of c1700. Red brick (remains colour wash front) with plinth having
stone top moulding, stone bands, quoins and cornice to front and slate front,
plain tile rear roof with 2 symmetrical ridge stacks. 2 storeys of 7 windows
with flat gauged brick lintels and stone keystones and sills. Early C19 wooden
mullion and transom 4/4 lights replacing earlier frames. Ground floor a
tripartite window 4/4 either end of similar date and style. replaces
4 former windows whose lintels remain. A very careful alteration.Central
stone bolection moulded doorway with segmental pediment and C18/C19 6-
panelled oak door. 2 blocked 2-light stone mullions to basement. Small
semi-circular window in attic c1800. On right end 2 blocked windows
and renewed attic casement; on left ground floor 4/4 C19 mullion &
transom,lst floor,blocked, and 2 renewed attic 4/4 casements. To rear
a gabled staircase projection with low wide door, possibly reset, 3 stone
steps and 2 C19 casements. Stone 1-light in basement. Dormers to right one
above other. Other casements. Further right a 2 storey C18 wing with C20
casements and end stack. C20 1 storey extension projects from this side
of wing adjoining left end of main range has door with 3-pane overlight, 4/4
to left with 2-light casement over and dormer above. Windows to sides 4/4
and rear have cambered lintels. Interior has original oak well
staircase and beams and inglenook in kitchen. The principal house in the
group with Nos. 19 and 22.

Listing NGR: SK3450309312

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

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