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THE KEEPER'S LODGE

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 KEEPER'S LODGE

List entry Number: 1064268

Location

THE KEEPER'S LODGE, 61, MAIN STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jan-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 358236

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History

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Details

SK 4723 13/189 7.12.62

LONG WHATTON MAIN STREET No 61 (The Keeper's Lodge) (formerly listed as Keeper's House) II

House. Circa 1600. Timber-framed with whitewashed render infill, the front and side elevation with very fine close studding. Studs on gable ends and to left side are arranged diagonally, with upright baluster studs between first and second floor windows. Rear has simpler rectangular panels. Granite rubble plinth, Swithland slate roof, brick chimneys with pairs of C19 square shafts. T-plan, with cross passage at junction between wings. 2 storeys and attic. 2-bays to front with central passage bay, the left bay gabled and projecting. Gables have carved bargeboards with vine trail ornament and wooden finials. Restored oriel windows on shaped wooden brackets, with diagonal leaded glazing and hipped Swithland slate roofs. Gabled bay has 3-light transomed windows to ground and first floors, and 2-light window to attic. Right bay has 3-light ground floor window and 2-light upper window, both transomed. Similar 2-light window over door to cross passage. This door is C20 and has studs and 4-centred wooden arch with carved spandrels, all renewed. Interior has original floor beams, the front left bay with ovolo-moulded cross beam, the right bay with broach stops to chamfered spine beam. Altered fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SK4794623484

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National Grid Reference: SK4794623484

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