6 Lady Gate

26 May 2003
6 Lady Gate, Long Whatton, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74 2QF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LONG WHATTON LADY GATE SK 4424-4524 (Diseworth) 12/186 No 6 26.2.79 - II

House. Late C15 - early C16, extended C17, part rebuilt C19, refurbished mid 1980s. Originally timber-framed, with cruck truss still exposed in left gable, post frame and truss exposed in right gable, and timber-framing surviving in rear wall of right bays. Otherwise rebuilt in brick. New thatch roof 1986. Rebuilt brick chimney shaft between left bays, in line with semicircular rubble stone projection containing oven and faggot chamber. 1 1/2 storeys; 3 bays. C20 3-light horizontal sashes, 3 to ground floor, 2 to first floor right in eyebrow dormers. Flush-panelled door between right bays. Oven projection has small external rectangular opening to faggot store. Later brick lean-to with slate roof at right end of house. Interior contains another cruck truss between left bays, and a post truss between right bays. Post trusses are com- posed of rough wavy timbers with inset principals almost ogee in shape.

Original purlins, that to centre bay with one chamfered curved wind-brace.

Chimney has altered fireplaces, that to left bay retaining base of firehood but with upper part of hood removed.

Listing NGR: SK4531224467


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Photographer: Merryweather, Michael

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Brick, Slate, Thatch, Timber, Medieval Cruck House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling