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2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whetstone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5736 / 52°34'25"N

Longitude: -1.1795 / 1°10'46"W

OS Eastings: 455704

OS Northings: 297627

OS Grid: SP557976

Mapcode National: GBR 8N5.NLY

Mapcode Global: WHDJP.VKJV

Entry Name: 2, High Street

Listing Date: 30 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471486

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
1787/1/10006

WHETSTONE
HIGH STREET
(East side)
Number 2


II

Farmhouse, now house. c1780, with alterations c1900 and late C20. Red brick with pale brick headers, concrete tile and patent pantile roofs with moulded brick eaves. Gable stacks. L-plan, 3 storeys. Street front has 3 windows. Central glazed wooden porch c1900, with brick plinth. Original wooden doorcase with eared surround and cornice on brackets. Part glazed door c1900. Either side single tripartite windows with glazing bars to the upper lights. Above central 2-light window flanked by further tripartite windows with glazing bars to upper lights. Top floor has central 2-light and flanking tripartite windows all with glazing bar upper lights. Rear front blind, with blocked tall central staircase window. Fenestration to converted rear wings mostly late C20.
INTERIOR. Central hardwood dog-leg staircase with square newels, Chinese Chippendale balustrade and moulded handrail. Right room has exposed spine beam and fireplace bressummer. Corresponding room above has cased beams. Top floor rooms have original 4-panel doors. Rear range has exposed timber in 2 ground floor rooms, one beam with shaped stops.

Listing NGR: SP5570497627

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