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Latitude: 52.8068 / 52°48'24"N
Longitude: -1.2902 / 1°17'24"W
OS Eastings: 447946
OS Northings: 323484
OS Grid: SK479234
Mapcode National: GBR 7HZ.4LS
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.4QW3
Entry Name: The Keeper's Lodge
Listing Date: 7 December 1962
Last Amended: 16 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064268
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358236
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
No 61 (The Keeper's Lodge)
(formerly listed as Keeper's House)
House. Circa 1600. Timber-framed with whitewashed render infill, the front and
side elevation with very fine close studding. Studs on gable ends and to left
side are arranged diagonally, with upright baluster studs between first and
second floor windows. Rear has simpler rectangular panels. Granite rubble
plinth, Swithland slate roof, brick chimneys with pairs of C19 square shafts.
T-plan, with cross passage at junction between wings. 2 storeys and attic.
2-bays to front with central passage bay, the left bay gabled and projecting.
Gables have carved bargeboards with vine trail ornament and wooden finials.
Restored oriel windows on shaped wooden brackets, with diagonal leaded glazing
and hipped Swithland slate roofs. Gabled bay has 3-light transomed windows to
ground and first floors, and 2-light window to attic. Right bay has 3-light
ground floor window and 2-light upper window, both transomed. Similar 2-light
window over door to cross passage. This door is C20 and has studs and 4-centred
wooden arch with carved spandrels, all renewed. Interior has original floor
beams, the front left bay with ovolo-moulded cross beam, the right bay with
broach stops to chamfered spine beam. Altered fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SK4794623484
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