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Wortley Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5599 / 52°33'35"N

Longitude: -1.3086 / 1°18'31"W

OS Eastings: 446966

OS Northings: 296013

OS Grid: SP469960

Mapcode National: GBR 7LV.KY3

Mapcode Global: WHDJM.WX0C

Entry Name: Wortley Cottages

Listing Date: 19 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189016

Location: Elmesthorpe, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Elmesthorpe

Built-Up Area: Elmesthorpe

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Earl Shilton St Simon and St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 49 NE (north east side)

1/26 Nos.1-6 Wortley
Cottages inclusive

6 cottages. Built in 1896 to the designs of C F A Voysey for
Lord Lovelace of Kirkby Mallory. Brick, roughcast and
whitewashed, with hipped Swithland slate roof. At each end of
the front,a diagonal buttress. 6 roughcast stacks, those at the
ends external. 2 storeys, 6 bays. The row is designed to appear
as 3 symmetrical pairs. At the front, each pair has a central
hipped porch with a 6 light leaded casement and a door in each
side, 4 of these being the original close-boarded doors with
decorative hinges. The central 4 mainly retain the original
fenestration with single 4 light casements on each floor, those
to the first floor with leaded glazing. No.1, to the left, has a
3 light C20 casement on each floor. No.6, to the right, has a
C20 glazing bar casement on each floor. At the rear, each pair
has a hipped outbuilding and several late C20 additions. Above,
a continuous 6 light strip casement. Nos. 4 and 5 have altered

Listing NGR: SP4696696013

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