|Date Listed||Thu 15th March, 1984|
|Category||Statutory Listed Building|
|Address||Nos. 24-32 Humphry Babington House North Street Barrow upon Soar LE12 8QA|
|Volume, Map, Item||87, 3, 21|
|Parish||Barrow upon Soar|
|Ward||Barrow & Sileby West|
|Conservation Area||Barrow upon Soar|
|Description||Alms houses, dated 1825. Founded as a women?s almshouse, extending the original bequest of Humphrey Babington, founder of Theophilus Cave?s almshouses. White brickwork in a thin gothic style. 2 storeys 5 bays. Central bay a projecting steeply pitched gable with polygonal chimneys on angles like turrets, central doorway, a pointed arch beneath a hoodmould, blocked and now a window. Above this a 2-light gothic arched window and over this, the inscription tablet and a coat of arms. Gable is parapetted and has decorative string course following the angle of the roof. This string course continues across the facade, as does parapet. Other bays contain 2-light windows in gothic style, with latticed panes and hoodmoulds. Corner buttresses and gable and chimney stacks. The building was altered in 1976, to change the accommodation internally.|
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.