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The Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bowden, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.494 / 52°29'38"N

Longitude: -0.899 / 0°53'56"W

OS Eastings: 474847

OS Northings: 289025

OS Grid: SP748890

Mapcode National: GBR BS5.MJP

Mapcode Global: VHDQT.CKLY

Entry Name: The Grange

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Last Amended: 23 January 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189733

Location: Great Bowden, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Great Bowden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Bowden St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(East Side)
7/167 Great Bowden
The Grange

NETHER GREEN (East Side) shall be amended to read


(East Side)
Great Bowden
The Grange
SP 78 NW 7/167

Early C19 facade but with earlier core including some early C17 features. Local
legend attributes the early ownership of the house to Captain Anthony Jenkinson,
(reputedly a friend of Shakespeare's) who travelled extensively in Central Asia
and was the first Englishman there. He died in 1611. (Ref. Dict. of Nat. Biography).
2 storeys. 5 windows, sashes with glazing bars and keystones, 2 of ground floor
windows are of 3 lights. Slate roof with centre and end chimneys. Round arched
door with stone archivolt and keystone, fanlight. Brick gable end of 2 storeys,
2 windows (1 an insertion). Rear lower red brick facade of 2 storeys. 4 windows
and square hipped roof outshut in corner. Eastern section thought to be oldest
part. Beams with wide chamfers.

Listing NGR: SP7484789025

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

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