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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE BRAND

List entry Number: 1074602

Location

THE BRAND, BRAND HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireCharnwoodDistrict AuthorityWoodhouse

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189203

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Details

WOODHOUSE BRAND HILL (West Side) SK 51 SW 3/147 WOODHOUSE EAVES The Brand GV II

House of 1875, By Alfred Waterhouse for Arthur Ellis. Minor addition of 1891 by M.G. Wigg. Granite and slate rubble stone with stone plinth, cornice and dressings. Stone shouldered coped gables with kneelers and most with finials. Swithland slate twin span roof with ridge tiles and various ridge, valley and end stacks, with lower part rubble stone and upper part ashlar. An irregular composition in Gothic style with 2 and 2½ storeys, 4 gables, of stone mullioned sash windows, hereinafter specified as 2-light etc. Gabled porch centre right with Gothic arch and a 2-light to each side leads to doubled leaved door. 2-light above with small quatrefoil opening over. To left a large 3-light mullion and transom staircase window over a 1 and 2-light. In next left gable a 2-light with canted oriel bay over and 1-light in gable. Further left a door with 1 and 2-lights, half dormer and then dormer above left. On far left gable a 3-light both floors and arrowslit in attic. l-light on end and here 2 gate piers lead to small walled yard where doors and further windows. To right of front porch a 1-light, 2-light and 3-light, with 2-light in gable. On right end a 1-light both floors and a further ground floor 1-light in projection with side projecting stack. Rear or garden front has main range of a gable either side a large 2-light half dormer over large C20 window with Swithland slate canopy. Gable to left has square wooden mullion and transom bay of 4-light with side lights extending upwards by Swithland slate roof to canted bay with Swithland slate roof. These bays added in 1891. Gable to right has stone mullion and transom canted bay with Swithland slate roof and 3-light over. A small quatrefoil opening in attic of both gables. On left end a ground floor 1-light in projection with side projecting stack. On right end a French window with 1-light half dormer above. To right the other range slightly set back with, from left to right, a door with 2-light and 2 1-lights over, a large gable with 3-light, 2-light over and arrowslit in attic, then a 2-light with canopy over, a group of 3 1-lights and group of 2 1-lights with 1-light half dormer and C20 2-light over. Door and 2 1-lights on right end. Inside are contemporary pine staircase, fireplaces, four-panelled doors and simple cornices together with row of internal bells. In a bedroom a pair of massive X beams on stone corbels.

Listing NGR: SK5342413573

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National Grid Reference: SK 53424 13573

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