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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: 1307463



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: 189508

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5/44 The Cottage

1.6.66 II

House, formerly 2 dwellings, now one consisting of 2 parallel and linked ranges of various dates. The earliest part is incorporated in the front (east) range and is C16: a cruck framed building with tall cruck visible in the gable wall, and another within. Swithland slate roof. The front elevation has a high rubble plinth with square panelled timber framing in the 2 left-hand bays, closer studding to right. 2 3-light casement windows to ground floor. 2 gabled dormers above. Rear outshut, and to the left a later (C18) section, brick with Swithland slate roof, 2 casement windows of 2 and 3 lights to each floor, the lower openings with cambered brick heads. Dentilled eaves cornice. Gable wall partially built of rubble. Rear range is 3-storeyed. The lower 2 storeys are C18 and painted rubble, the upper a C19 heightening in brick. 3 bays, with central doorway and sash windows with cambered brick heads. Inside this section, various chamfered spine beams on 1st 2 floors. In the older part, in addition to the 2 pairs of crucks and the main ceiling beams are various fine C18 fireplaces one of which, with amarble bolection moulded surround and hob grate, came from the now demolished Wanlip Hall.

Listing NGR: SK5951308834

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National Grid Reference: SK 59513 08834


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