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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: 1361102



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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ulverscroft

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: 189187

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ULVERSCROFT LEA LANE (North side) SK 41 SE 2/131 Stoneywell Cottage 1.6.66 GV II* House of 1899, by Ernest Gimson for elder brother Sydney Gimson with supervision of building by Detmar Blow. Granite and slate rubble stone with original thatch roof Swithland slated by Humphrey Gimson in 1939 after fire. 1½ and 2 storeys of casements on curving plan following line of rocky outcrop behind. Irregular composition with 2 massive rubble stone stacks to front. Central door with G 1899 in slate lintel over. 1-light casement in gable above. 3-light to left and 9-pane window to right. A 2-light dormer over both. Above right a 2-light casement in small roof gable of 1939. Stack on diagonal to right with 1-light and 2-light further right with 2 light dormer over. To left of central section a 1-light dormer with stack with fixed 1-light. A 2-light casement and a fixed 1-light on left end. On right end a partly blocked doorway with 3-light, door and 3-light in gable. Rear has from left a 2-light dormer; a gabled section with 8/8 sash and 1-light casement to left with 2-light over and 1-light above; a rounded staircase section with fixed 1-light, 2 2-lights and fixed 1-light with 2-light dormer; and to right a 3-light casement with 2-light over. Lead guttering by Humphrey Gimson decorated with motif derived from Ernest Gimson. Door leads into Dining Room, formerly Kitchen, with slate slabs to floor and over fireplace. 4 slate steps lead up left to Sitting Room and slate spiral staircase. Four oak steps further within Sitting Room. Inglenook recess in Sitting Room with slate slab over fireplace. Much original woodwork: a fine interior. House has remained in Gimson family.

Listing NGR: SK4978711788

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National Grid Reference: SK 49787 11788


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