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4, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8081 / 52°48'29"N

Longitude: -1.2957 / 1°17'44"W

OS Eastings: 447575

OS Northings: 323631

OS Grid: SK475236

Mapcode National: GBR 7HS.WTF

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.2P92

Entry Name: 4, Main Street

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Last Amended: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358239

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

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

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Listing Text

SK 4723
13/192 No 4 (formerly listed as
former Boot Inn)
- II

House, formerly inn. C15 - early C16 wing of cruck construction to centre, with
later C16 2-bay cross wing to left and C17 cross bay to right. Considerably
rebuilt and refenestrated C19. Whitewashed brick and roughcast on granite
rubble base, with some timber framing in cross wings and at left end of central
wing. Thatched roofs, rebuilt brick chimneys to right side and to right of
cross passage. One storey,attic and cellar, with 2-storey bay to right. 4
bays, the outer bays gabled and projecting, with former cross passage at left
end of central wing. Horizontal sliding sashes to ground floor, barred wooden
casements to upper storey. Left bay is blind to front but has 2-light window in
right return, and 3-light windows to left side, the upper window in thatched
dormer. Central wing has 3-light windows, 2 to ground floor, one in thatched
dormer to right, and a C20 barred wooden window to left of door. Door is C19-
early C20 board door with segmental head and 3 steps. Blocked doorway to cross
passage, with roughly arched lintel. Right bay has 3-light windows and one
single light to ground floor right. INTERIOR: central wing has 3 cruck trusses,
all with one complete blade and one incomplete blade, and all with saddle tops.
Original roof retained below present one. Left bay of this wing has C17 spine
beam with partial ovolo moulding, and stop-chamfered joists. Altered fire-
place. Left wing retains some substantial timbers, including truss with rough
ogee principals, heavy purlins, and smoke-blackened rafters in front bay. Front
bay also has remains of large altered fireplace.

Listing NGR: SK4757523631

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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