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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074984
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190275
Location: Scalford, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14
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
SK 7724 Stowleigh
House, formerly farmhouse. Built 1850, altered C2O.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, slate roof and brick end
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
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