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Latitude: 52.8084 / 52°48'30"N
Longitude: -1.2957 / 1°17'44"W
OS Eastings: 447572
OS Northings: 323663
OS Grid: SK475236
Mapcode National: GBR 7HS.WS1
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.2N8V
Entry Name: The Wheel House
Listing Date: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064267
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358234
Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth
Built-Up Area: Long Whatton
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
LONG WHATTON MAIN STREET
13/187 No 1 (The Wheel House)
House, part formerly used as smithy and wheelwright workshop. Front wing has
2 bays of c1780 to right and raised 2-bay C19 extension to left. Wing at right-
angles to rear consists of a 2-bay early C18 block with former outbuildings
beyond possibly of C17 date, with gabled end bay much altered c1900. Refur-
bished C20. FRONT WING is of red brick with dentil eaves, plain tile roof and
brick chimney between right bays. Late C18 bays to right have boxed 4-pane
sashes, those to ground floor with cambered heads, and central 4-panelled door
with rectangular fanlight. Wooden doorcase with pilasters, frieze and cornice.
Sun Fire insurance plaque above. Flush-panelled door in right gable end. Mid
C19 bays to left have been raised C20 and have 3-light horizontal sashes, that
to ground floor right with cambered head, the left window in former cart entry.
REAR WING: early C18 block is of brick on rubble stone base, with plain tile
roof and brick chimney to rear left corner. 2 storeys and attic; 2 bays. Later
fenestration with C19 3-light wooden casement to ground floor left, C20 French
doors to right and 2 single lights, one blocked, to first floor. 2-light hori-
zontal sash in left gable. Beyond are 2 timber framed bays with rough timbers,
brick infil and pantile roof. Left bay has C20 4-light barred wooden casement;
right bay has C20 board door. At far end is a gabled projection with c1900
timber framing and later C20 4-light leaded window. Interior of early C18 block
has stop-chamfered spine beams, and trusses with ogee principals, the centre
truss with collar arched over doorway.
Listing NGR: SK4757223663
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