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Home Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8006 / 52°48'2"N

Longitude: -0.925 / 0°55'29"W

OS Eastings: 472573

OS Northings: 323104

OS Grid: SK725231

Mapcode National: GBR BNG.DYR

Mapcode Global: WHFJS.RVQV

Entry Name: Home Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 1 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189966

Location: Ab Kettleby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Ab Kettleby

Built-Up Area: Old Dalby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Ab Kettleby and Holwell

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(South Side)
SK 72 23 No 1 (Home Farmhouse) and
23/234 attached outbuilding

Farmhouse. Mid-late C17 with possible older origins, altered C19 and C20.
Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, thatch and slate roofs, brick end
and ridge stacks. 3-unit plan. One storey and attic; 2-window range.
Central 2-storey canted bay window becoming dormer above eaves with hollow-
chamfered stone mullion windows originally, of 3 lights to front, single
lights to sides, with hood moulds. One stone mullion survives to dormer
window, rest have been replaced by wood mullions of casement windows. Bay
window has stone-coped gable with corbelled kneelers. 4-panel door to left
of centre with hollow and wave-moulded limestone surround. Footscraper
niche to right of door. 2-light casement window to ground floor right with
stone lintel, 2-light casement to ground floor far left with C19 segmental-
arched brick lintel. Similar window to 1st floor above which has been
raised in red brick and has slate roof. Stone-coped gable to right with
kneelers. Right side elevation has 4-light stone mullion window to ground
floor with 1 light blocked in brick.
Single-storey outbuilding range to left of coursed squared ironstone has
pantile roof. Prolonged by one bay in brick.
Interior: One full cruck truss with collar and saddle. One tier of purlins
to roof, one wind brace and ridge piece.
Ground floor has chamfered spine beams, one with broach stops. Open
fireplace with cambered stop-chamfered bressumer. C19 Derbyshire
fossiliferous marble chimneypiece in dining room.

Listing NGR: SK7257323104

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

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