Fishpool Grange, Forest Lane, Shepshed (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7708, -1.3284
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressFishpool Grange Forest Lane, Belton Shepshed LE12 9TN
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK4540719455

Farmhouse and outbuildings arranged around large yard. Perhaps Late C18 in origin. C20 interventions. ?Grange? suggests that farm was once associated with a Monastery. Now farming activity limited to sheep rearing. Vernacular styling. Mountsorrel granite with shallow red brick on end arched openings. Pitched roofs ? part Swithland slate, part replacement plain clay tiles. House, 2 storeys. Outbuildings single storey. Many C20 interventions including replacement doors and windows. ?Gentrified? fish pool remains.

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.