THE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307463
Date first listed:
01-Jun-1966
Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, SCHOOL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE, SCHOOL LANE

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Charnwood (District Authority)
Parish:
Birstall
National Grid Reference:
SK 59513 08834

Details

BIRSTALL

SK 50 NE SCHOOL LANE

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
189508
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12809/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Leslie. Source Historic England Archive
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