Barkby Firs, Melton Road, Syston (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.6919, -1.0832
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressBarkby Firs Melton Road Syston LE7 2FT
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK6206410865

Perhaps originally a Private House. Later used as a Police Station. Now converted to Apartments. Former grounds redeveloped as a private housing estate built c1999/2000. Re-named ?The Firs?. Mid-Late C19 with Early C20 additions and interventions. Austere Tudor/Gothic Revival styling. Red brick with projecting string courses and stone lintols. Multi-gabled Swithland slate pitched roofs. Upstanding stone capped gables. Terra cotta ridge and dentilated eaves. 3 bay main fa

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.