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75-85, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6366 / 52°38'11"N

Longitude: -1.2305 / 1°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 452170

OS Northings: 304590

OS Grid: SK521045

Mapcode National: GBR 8MB.MQK

Mapcode Global: WHDJ9.2Z9M

Plus Code: 9C4WJQP9+JQ

Entry Name: 75-85, Main Street

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188959

Location: Kirby Muxloe, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Kirby Muxloe

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Kirby Muxloe St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 50 SW
Nos 75 to 85 (odd)
Six cottages in L-plan range. 1859, by William Butterfield for Winstanley estate.
Red brick with irregular diaper patterning in blue headers, C20 tiled roof,
battered brick chimneys. Plain and asymmetrical. 2 storeys. North front has
approximately 10 bays, 4 to left at slightly lower level than remainder.
Irregular gables: left bay is gabled; bays 3, 6 and 9 have narrow gables and
are slightly advanced; bays 2, 7 and 8 have small gables over first floor windows.
Barred wooden casements, those to first floor mostly 2-light, those to ground
floor mostly single or 3-light. Fully gabled bays have C20 glazed and barred
doors. All ground floor openings have segmental relieving arches of alternate
red and blue brick headers. Left bay, originally the bailiff's house, is very
slightly more elaborate, with cogged first floor string and diapering between
storeys. but ground floor has been altered to incorporate wide C20 barred wooden
window and door. Right bay is blind and diapered. Similar rear range.
(P. Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971, p.437 and 308).

Listing NGR: SK5217004590

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

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