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A Grade II Listed Building in Scalford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8162 / 52°48'58"N

Longitude: -0.8523 / 0°51'8"W

OS Eastings: 477449

OS Northings: 324909

OS Grid: SK774249

Mapcode National: GBR BNC.FC7

Mapcode Global: WHFJT.WGBX

Entry Name: Stowleigh

Listing Date: 4 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190275

Location: Scalford, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Scalford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Scalford with Wycombe and Chadwell

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 7724 Stowleigh


House, formerly farmhouse. Built 1850, altered C2O.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof and brick end
Double-depth plan.
2-storey, 3-window range.
Main front faces garden and has central 6-panel door with overlight, moulded
wood surround, limestone jamb stones and keyblocked stone lintel.
'French' windows to ground floor, 16-pane sash windows to 1st floor, all
with similar jambs and lintels. Limestone quoins and overhanging bracketed
wood eaves. Circular limestone plaque above door inscribed cath to left of
shield, stow to right and 1850 below. Coarser masonry to sides and rear.
Carved head, possibly medieval, incorporated in rear left angle at ground
level, and third quoin up is inscribed w h in medieval-style script.
Interior: Open-well stiarcase with stick balusters, ramped and wreathed
mahogany handrail, and carved tread ends. Shutters to all front windows.
Said to have been built as a dower house for Catherine Stow.

Listing NGR: SK7744924909

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

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