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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.


List entry Number: 1074511



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birstall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189503

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SK 50 NE CHURCH HILL (South Side)

5/39 No. 1 (Forge Cottage)



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

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National Grid Reference: SK 59542 08824


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