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The Limes with Adjoining Service Wing and Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6908 / 52°41'27"N

Longitude: -0.8815 / 0°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 475696

OS Northings: 310937

OS Grid: SK756109

Mapcode National: GBR BPV.CY1

Mapcode Global: WHFKD.FMGH

Entry Name: The Limes with Adjoining Service Wing and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189878

Location: Somerby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Somerby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Burrough-on-the Hill St Mary the Virgin (The Borrough Hill Parishes)

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


Burrough on the Hill
18/121 The Limes with
adjoining service
wing and outbuild-
1.1.68 ing


Farmhouse with adjoining service wing and outbuilding. 1752 and
C19 with early C20 alterations. Coursed and squared ironstone,
partly roughcast, and brick, with limestone dressings and slate
roofs. Projecting quoins. 3 gable, single ridge and single
lateral brick stacks. 2 and 3 storeys, 5 bays. South side has
to left a 3 bay front with moulded central doorcase with keystone
and curved brackets to wooden hood. 6 panel door, the top 2
panels glazed, and overlight. To left, a glazing bar sash with
moulded ashlar architrave and keystone. To right, a late C19
square bay window with a plain sash, and a further sash in the
left side. Above, 3 glazing bar sashes with moulded architraves
and keystones. Beyond, to right, 2 storey service wing with C17
plank door flanked to left by a C19 casement and to right by a
C20 lean-to toilet. Beyond, to right, outbuilding with a coped
gable has an off-centre C18 plank door flanked to left by a
casement and to right by a gabled wing with a sliding sash with
segmental head. Above it, a tall staircase light with segmental
head, and beyond, to left, 2 casements with segmental heads.
Above again, a datestone inscribed 'GC 1752'. Above again, a
large sliding sash. Outbuilding east gable has a barred wooden
mullioned casement. Above it, a 3 light sliding sash. Above
again, a C20 casement. The interior not inspected, but said to
contain an outstanding contemporary staircase.

Listing NGR: SK7569610937

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

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