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Whetstone Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Whetstone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5747 / 52°34'29"N

Longitude: -1.1822 / 1°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 455515

OS Northings: 297748

OS Grid: SP555977

Mapcode National: GBR 8N5.FYJ

Mapcode Global: WHDJP.TK60

Entry Name: Whetstone Grange

Listing Date: 30 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471484

Location: Whetstone, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Whetstone

Built-Up Area: Whetstone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Whetstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 59 NE
1787/1/10010

WHETSTONE
STATION ROAD (North side)
Whetstone Grange

II

Farmhouse. C1800, with alterations c1870 and late C20. Deeds are said to date the construction to 1795. Red brick, with stucco finish to main frontages, renewed C20. Hipped Swithland slate roofs with central lead flat and brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 x 2 bays. Square plan with service wing to east and further rear wing to SW. Symmetrical front with central stone Doric portico covering half-glazed margin stile door and overlight. 6/6 sash above. Projecting side bays, each with 6/6 sashes, the left ground floor window reglazed in UPVC. Right return has 2 similar sashes above. Left return has a UPVC window, and a lean-to projection covering the cellar steps. Hipped rear wing has a blank wall to east. Rear elevation has mainly late C20 glazing, and a small early C19 casement to attics. Eastern rear wing has a 2 storey canted bay window and doorway, c1870, with late C19 and late C20 glazing. South west rear wing, in separate ownership, has Welsh slate roof and unglazed late C20 windows. INTERIOR: Original staircase and landing, with double stick balusters and ramped scrolled hardwood handrail . Main ground floor rooms have cornices, and one mid C19 marble fireplace. Rear service rooms have exposed joists and slate slab floors. Thrawl remains in situ. Cellars have segmental brick vaults and wine bins. Most rooms have beaded 6-panel doors.

Listing NGR: SP5551597748

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

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