Blackbrook Farm, Ashby Road, Shepshed (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7622, -1.3279
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressBlackbrook Farm Ashby Road Shepshed LE12 9TJ
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK4545118497

Large Farm with house, workers cottages, barns and outbuildings. Part of Garendon Estate. Late C18, in origin with additional C20 outbuildings.
Farmhouse. Late C18 / Early C19. Georgian styling. Random Montsorrel granite. Slate pitched roof. 2 granite gable stacks with dressed stone top relieved by head mould carried on stone corbels. 3 bays with centre door. Small paned casement windows.
Worker?s Cottages. Late C18. Vernacular styling. Random Mountsorrel granite. Pitched plain clay tile roof. Brick stacks. Small paned casement windows under stone lintols.
Barns. Vernacular styling. Either red brick or random Mountsorrel granite. Pitched roofs, originally clad with clay pantiles or slate. Part recovered with corrugated asbestos sheet.

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.