Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1074769

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1981

Statutory Address: 1, THE DRIVE


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Statutory Address: 1, THE DRIVE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby (District Authority)

Parish: Countesthorpe

National Grid Reference: SP 57020 95375



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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 188891

Legacy System: LBS

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