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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.

Name: 1, THE DRIVE

List entry Number: 1074769



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Countesthorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188891

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SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)

1/21 No. 1



House, one of the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes built by the Leicester Poor Law Union in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick with plain tiled roof. Cruciform plan with main range of 3 bays, 2 storeys. Central bay projects forward, kitchen wing extends out at the back. "Queen Anne" style. Main elevation has irregular fenestration with a mixture of 2, 3, 4 and 5 light windows with timber mullions. Each light consists of a small vertical sash window. The ground floor of the protecting bay has a 3 light moulded stone mullioned and transomed window. On the left hand side of the central bay is a brick porch with a tiled roof supported on a short circular stone pillar. The right hand bay has a gabled dormer window rising from the eaves. Gable stacks.

Listing NGR: SP5702095375

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National Grid Reference: SP 57020 95375


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