Barkby Grange Farmhouse, Beeby Road, Barkby (Grade II*)

Geo: 52.6773, -1.0448
Date ListedWed 30th November, 1977
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressBarkby Grange Farmhouse Beeby Road Barkby LE7 3BP
GradeGrade II*
Grid ReferenceSK6467909275
Volume, Map, Item285, 6, 2

Farmhouse, 1855. Polychrome brickwork with stone dressings, and Welsh slate roof. Flamboyant picturesque gothic style, 2 storeyed, square in plan with central light well, each facade different. Entrance front of 2 bays, with central doorway beneath gabled full height porch, corbelled out at 1st floor level. The doorway is a 4 centred arch in chamfered and carved architrave. Single 2-light store mullioned window with hoodmould above and datestone in the apex. Left hand bay has 3 mullioned lights with blue and yellow brick relieving arch over, and polychrome decoration in the tympanum it forms. 2 mullioned lancets in the right hand bay, 2 light windows above, and a gable over the left hand bay with patterning in the apex. West elevation has 2 coped gables with a tiny gablet between them, each containing an expressed chimney stack. 2 light windows in centre, single lights in left hand gable. East elevation is of 3 bays with a tall coped gable to left, and a lower one to the right. In the left hand gable a 3 light stone mullioned window to ground floor, 2 lights above, with polychrome patterning in gable apex. Central bay also has a mullioned window to each floor, as does right hand gable. Yellow brick quoins on angles, blue and yellow brick bands. Stone coped gables, ornate tall brick stacks

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.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.