COSBY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074728

Date first listed: 07-Oct-1957

Statutory Address: COSBY HOUSE, CROFT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: COSBY HOUSE, CROFT ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby (District Authority)

Parish: Cosby

National Grid Reference: SP 54595 94729

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Details

COSBY CROFT ROAD SP 59 SW (south west side)

4/6 Cosby House 7.10.57

G.V. II

Farmhouse, now a house. c.1608, with C19 additions and C19 and C20 alterations. Brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. Chamfered stone and rubble plinth, quoins, coped gables, moulded dentillated eaves to east front. 2 external lateral brick stacks with renewed diagonally set double stalks, plus 2 C19 gable stacks, that to north external. 2 storeys plus garrets, 4 unequal bays. L-plan. East front has an off-centre round headed mid C20 doorway with a recessed 6 panel C19 door with fanlight and to its left, a large C20 casement, both with the remains of a flat hood mould. Beyond, to left, a blocked window with chamfered surround. To the right, a C19 triple sash and beyond, a basket arched blocked doorway. Above, a slightly off-centre glazing bar sash, flanked on either side by a triple sash, that to the left in an altered C17 opening. To the left, a gabled wing with a double C20 French window with flanking lights and a wooden lintel. Above it a triple sash, and above again, a 2 light sliding sash in a chamfered opening. To the right, a single storey C19 lean-to outbuilding with a C20 2 light casement. South side has to the right a C20 2 light casement in a C17 opening. To the left, beyond an external stack, 2 single storey C19 outbuildings separated by a boundary,wall, with C20 fenestration. Above, to the left, a 2 light mullioned casement and to the right, a C20 2 light casement in a C17 opening. Rear elevation has to the left an external stack flanked to the left by a blocked basket arched doorway and above it, a 2 light mullioned casement. To the right, a gabled stair enclosure with, on the first floor, an altered 2 light stair window with flat hood mould, and to its left a small fixed light. Above it, a 2 light mullioned casement. To right again, a slightly projecting wing with a 5 light C20 casement and above it, a 4 light C19 casement in an altered C17 opening. Above again, a 2 light mullioned casement. Beyond, to the right, a single storey C19 outbuilding with a 6 panel C19 door and a 3 light sliding sash in the return angle. Beyond, to the left, a C19 lean-to outbuilding with a C20 6 panel door to the right, and 2 C19 2 light casements to the left. North gable has to the right a C20 full height 2 light casement and above it, an altered 2 light C18 casement. Above again, 2 C20 2 light casements. Exposed queen post truss with V struts. Interior has framed and stud partition walls, chamfered span beams, principal rafter roof with wind braces, struts and double notched purlins, lower flight of mid C18 dogleg stair with Chinese Chippendale balusters and moulded handrail. The upper flight is a mid C20 replica. To the south east, the foot of an earlier winder stair. Former central hall and former hall chamber have, to west, Tudor arched ashlar fireplaces with chamfered openings, that below with an oven. Southern first floor room has a similar fireplace with lambs' tongue stops. Southern ground floor sitting room has a C18 Classical wooden fireplace from Hazelbech Hall. North eastern first floor room has a re-sited panelled oak dado with reeded frieze, inscribed 'R M (Richard Miles) 1608'. Other rooms have 3 six panel C17 framed doors.

Listing NGR: SP5459594729

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 188996

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