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COTTAGE WITH ATTACHED FORGE

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: COTTAGE WITH ATTACHED FORGE

List entry Number: 1061498

Location

COTTAGE WITH ATTACHED FORGE, EAST LANGTON

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Langton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191328

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

GV II

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. 1½ 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. 1½ 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1964), 195

National Grid Reference: SP 72674 92648

Map

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