|Date Listed||Thu 15th March, 1984|
|Category||Statutory Listed Building|
|Address||Garat?s Hay Forest Road Woodhouse LE12 8TZ|
|Volume, Map, Item||286, 1, 163|
|Conservation Area||Woodhouse Forest Road|
Large house of early C19 and 1896. Granite and slate rubble stone rendered, and buff brick, part rendered, with part parapetted, part Swithland slate, part plain tile roof with various ridge stacks. Square house of two storeys, the main entrance being to the left of the road front where also a subsidiary pavement door. This and the entrance front are of 1896 whilst main garden front, to left of entrance front, and rear garden front are early C19. Entrance front has central doorway up stone steps with two leaved part glazed door and overlight and 1 light either side. Leaded lights of c1900, part stained glass. Swithland slate canopy over. On 1st floor to left a canted oriel bay of sash windows. Main garden front to left has battlemented parapet and central two storey canted section with Gothic arched doorway to front (2 leaved part glazed doors) and 6/6 sash with hoodmould over. Further sashes to canted sides and two 6/6 sashes either side of this canted section except that 1st floor far left and right windows are blank. Road front of 1896 has buff brick ground floor and render above. Nine windows mostly 6/6 sashes. Door centre right up three stone steps within porch. This is flat topped and supported on left by column and right by stone coped wall of one storey extension to right. 1st floor to left has twin gable with jettying. Rear garden front to right of road has six similar sashes with canted two storey bays also with sashes at each end. Inside the entrance hall a window and a part glazed screen both with leaded lights of c1900, part stained glass. Group value with Church of St Mary in the Elms.
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.