The Dower House, 2a Vicarage Lane, Barkby (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6808, -1.0549
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressThe Dower House No. 2A Vicarage Lane Barkby LE7 3QN
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6399309658
Volume, Map, Item285, 6, 27
Conservation AreaBarkby

House, originally one with the neighbouring Old Vicarage. This part probably late C17 but with facade of c1760. Brick with stone quoins, and a low pitched hipped roof to front gables. Swithland slate to main range behind. 3 storeys, two bays. To the left, a bay beneath a shaped Dutch gable with stags head motif, and containing 2 storey canted bay window with stone mullions, and glazing bars with margin lights. Above it a triple light sash window with margin lights. Stone sill and eaves bands. The right hand bay has a hipped Swithland slate roof, ground floor doorway with arched head, and above, a wood mullioned and transomed window with stone architrave to each floor.
Inside, various spine beams and a chamfered cross beam indicate the earlier part of the building. Good plaster cornice to principal room of 1760 work.

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.