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Latitude: 52.7057 / 52°42'20"N
Longitude: -1.5033 / 1°30'11"W
OS Eastings: 433657
OS Northings: 312122
OS Grid: SK336121
Mapcode National: GBR 6HJ.BRY
Mapcode Global: WHCGT.W8B1
Entry Name: Brickyard Cottages
Listing Date: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187923
Location: Measham, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Measham
Built-Up Area: Measham
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Measham St Laurence
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
MEASHAM BOSWORTH ROAD
SK 31 SW
4/34 Nos. 1 - 6 Brickyard
Reputedly brick drying shed, now range of cottages, of c1800. Red
brick - Measham gobs - with brick eaves and band over arches and plain
tile roof with 2 rebuilt ridge stacks, end stack and C20 left end
projecting stack. Long range of 3 storeys, ground floor being row of
12 arches, some part blocked and all with garage or other doors. Above
is 7 window front of renewed or altered casements with mostly flat lintels.
Outshut on right end. Left end cottage (No. 1) and left end rendered.
Extensions and renewed casements to rear and C20 dormer on rear of No. 6.
Reputedly built as brick drying shed (Falconer, DOE Industrial Monuments
Survey, 1981, p2) and said locally to have been the brickyard where Wilkes
produced the Measham gobs.
Listing NGR: SK3365712122
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