FORGE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074511

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

Statutory Address: FORGE COTTAGE, 1, CHURCH HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORGE COTTAGE, 1, CHURCH HILL

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood (District Authority)

Parish: Birstall

National Grid Reference: SK 59542 08824

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Details

BIRSTALL

SK 50 NE CHURCH HILL (South Side)

5/39 No. 1 (Forge Cottage)

1.6.66

GV II

Cottage, probably early C16. Timber framed, now with brick infill, thatched roof. l½ storeys and 6 bays of large timbered panels, with sill on a high rubble plinth. The central 3 bays have no middle rail, suggesting a possible former open hall. Some arch braces. 2 bays to the right which are of less width and 1 to left have a middle rail. The doorway is in the 3rd bay from the right, with a stack behind it. In each of the other bays, a 2-light casement window with cambered brick head. In the right hand bay, the plinth is interrupted suggesting a former doorway. 3 catslide dormers above. In the gable wall, the framing is in square panels with arch braces, and in the gable itself, 2 inclined struts above the tie beam, one each side of a small window.

Listing NGR: SK5954208824

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 189503

Legacy System: LBS

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