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Latimer's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thurcaston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6924 / 52°41'32"N

Longitude: -1.163 / 1°9'46"W

OS Eastings: 456665

OS Northings: 310851

OS Grid: SK566108

Mapcode National: GBR 8LV.0T6

Mapcode Global: WHDJ4.3LF9

Entry Name: Latimer's House

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189157

Location: Thurcaston and Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Built-Up Area: Thurcaston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurcaston with Cropston

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
No. 37 (Latimer's House)

House of C15/C16. Red brick and timber framing with thatch roof and 4 brick
ridge stacks. Higher cross wing with stone plinth to left, gable facing,
1½ and 2 storeys mostly of leaded light casements. Range to right of red
brick refacing the original cruck framed structure. Central C20 open oak
gabled porch with 3-light casement to left, 2-light casement to right and
2-light horizontal sliding sash over. Wing to left of 2 storeys, 1 bay,
3 x 3 panels to front, and 2 bay, 6 x 3 panels to side. On right return
front a 3-light casement both floors. On front gable a 3-light casement on
1st floor and a 1-light in attic. Clasped principal rafters and coped
brick gable. On left side a 3-light casement, small C20 bay, and door
with 2 2-light casements over. On rear, timber framing in lower range and
cross wing, an eyebrow dormer and doors and casements. Extending from
right end of front a c1800 stable wing with Swithland slate roof and ridge
stack. Garage door, 2 stable doors and 3-light casement. History:
possibly home and birthplace of Bishop Hugh Latimer, martyred at Oxford in

Listing NGR: SK5666510851

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

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