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Farthings

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8088 / 52°48'31"N

Longitude: -1.2992 / 1°17'57"W

OS Eastings: 447337

OS Northings: 323697

OS Grid: SK473236

Mapcode National: GBR 7HS.VRY

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.0NML

Entry Name: Farthings

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Last Amended: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358246

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Long Whatton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

LONG WHATTON WEST END
SK 4723
13/200 No 27 (Farthings)
(formerly listed as The
7.12.62 Tudor House)
GV II

House. Early C17 gabled cross wing to left; T-plan block to right C17 in origin
but much rebuilt early C18; C19 and C20 infill to rear. Cross wing to left is
timber-framed with diagonal braces, herringbone brick infill and rubble stone
plinth. Right block has some timber framing in original rear walls and in rear
wing, but is much rebuilt in red brick, the front wall and right gable chequered
with vitreous headers. Rubble stone plinth. Plain tile roofs, C19-C20 blue
brick copings to right gable, brick chimneys. 2 storeys, the taller right block
also with attic. 3 bays to front, the left bay gabled and projecting. C19
3-light horizontal sashes, the upper left window replaced C20 by matching case-
ment. Lower right windows have cambered heads. Between right bays are single
lights, the lower with segmental head, the upper blocked. To left of taller
block is a 4-panelled door with fanlight and segmental head, a later single
above, and a blocked original fireplace window to right. Door leads to cross
passage which may originally have been a gap between 2 separate C17 builds.
INTERIOR: left wing has stop-chamfered spine beam in rear room, with one end on
moulded bracket with zig-zag and dentil ornament; front room of same wing
retains winder stair and thrawls. Right wing has ovolo-moulded spine beams to
ground floor, and altered staircase in rear wing.


Listing NGR: SK4733723697

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