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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: 1228038



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cossington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402535

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COSSINGTON SK 61 SW MAIN STREET (West Side) 7/11 2.7.51 No.54 (The Old Rectory)


House. Late C15, C16, C18 and early C19. Granite rubble stone with quoins and stone dressings and timber framing with roughcast nogging. Swithland slate twin-span and other roofs (Welsh slate to rear of 2nd span) with brick end and side stacks. 2 storeys. 5 ranges: centre right of late C15/early C16, left of early C19, 2nd span to rear of late C18, cross wing on right of late C16 of very elaborate timber framing, and wing behind this with roughcast walls, perhaps late medieval in origin. Range centre right has central part- projecting stack with immediately to right a 2 storey canted bay with stone mullions and transoms: 2:4:2-lights. Leaded lights. Hood mould to ground floor. 1st floor lights have cusped heads, Y tracery and crenellated transom. Parapet over with a frieze of shields in quatrefoils and battlements above. Small dormer door behind. To left 2 2-light leaded casements, one with top lights, over door and overlight within rounded arch, and similar 2-light with top lights. Left range has, on both floors, a 4-light stone mullion window with leaded sashes and hood mould. On left end a similar 2-light window and 2-light casement over. Rear range has 2 storeys of 5 2-light mullion and transom windows, though 6/6 sashes replace those in the 2 ground floor windows to left. Central doorcase with 6-panelled door (the 4 upper panels glazed), fanlight and canopy on brackets. Stone dressings and eaves cornice. The cross wing on right of front also of 2 storeys,the small square panels ornamented with quatrefoils, curved braces and the initials I.A.E. Inside are moulded ceiling beams and late C18 staircase. Formerly the Rectory. Pevsner.

Listing NGR: SK6034413621

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National Grid Reference: SK 60344 13621


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