Cottage With Attached Forge

2 Jun 2002
Cottage With Attached Forge, East Langton, Harborough, Leicestershire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EAST LANGTON EAST LANGTON SP 7292 & SP 7392 6/2 Cottage with attached forge


Cottage with attached Smithy. Early C17, early C19, C20. Timber-framed with cob infill, now stuccoed. Slate roof with brick gable stacks. Bargeboarded north gable. Tarred brick plinth. 1 storeys, 2 bays. Single 3-light casement in west wall, with above, 2 gabled dormers, with 2-light casements. Wooden corner post visible at south-west corner. South gable end wall has off-centre doorway with sloping hood on brackets, sheltering C20 part-glazed door and 2-light casement.

Above to right, a small casement in the attic. Interior: much altered in C19 and C20, but ground floor has beam with incised date 1628. Upper floor has chamfered beam with early C17 stop. 1 storey addition to north. Brick, now rendered on ironstone plinth. Slate roof with gable stack. Off-centre doorway with cambered arch and plank door. To left, a blind opening and then a 2-light casement, both with cambered arches. Above, 3 oblong blind openings.

VCH,V 195.

Listing NGR: SP7267492648


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2172 IOE Records taken by George Weston; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr George Weston. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Weston, George

Rights Holder: Weston, George


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