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6, Lady Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8159 / 52°48'57"N

Longitude: -1.3291 / 1°19'44"W

OS Eastings: 445312

OS Northings: 324467

OS Grid: SK453244

Mapcode National: GBR 7HR.DSJ

Mapcode Global: WHDHG.KH94

Entry Name: 6, Lady Gate

Listing Date: 26 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358233

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Diseworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Diseworth St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 4424-4524
No 6
- II

House. Late C15 - early C16, extended C17, part rebuilt C19, refurbished mid
1980s. Originally timber-framed, with cruck truss still exposed in left gable,
post frame and truss exposed in right gable, and timber-framing surviving in
rear wall of right bays. Otherwise rebuilt in brick. New thatch roof
1986. Rebuilt brick chimney shaft between left bays, in line with semicircular
rubble stone projection containing oven and faggot chamber. 1 1/2 storeys; 3
bays. C20 3-light horizontal sashes, 3 to ground floor, 2 to first floor right
in eyebrow dormers. Flush-panelled door between right bays. Oven projection
has small external rectangular opening to faggot store. Later brick lean-to
with slate roof at right end of house. Interior contains another cruck truss
between left bays, and a post truss between right bays. Post trusses are com-
posed of rough wavy timbers with inset principals almost ogee in shape.
Original purlins, that to centre bay with one chamfered curved wind-brace.
Chimney has altered fireplaces, that to left bay retaining base of firehood but
with upper part of hood removed.

Listing NGR: SK4531224467

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

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