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26, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Measham, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7055 / 52°42'19"N

Longitude: -1.5079 / 1°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 433346

OS Northings: 312100

OS Grid: SK333121

Mapcode National: GBR 6HJ.9LJ

Mapcode Global: WHCGT.T846

Plus Code: 9C4WPF4R+6R

Entry Name: 26, High Street

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187929

Location: Measham, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: 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

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(North Side)
No. 26


Canal warehouse, now shop of c1800. Red brick - Measham gobs - with
brick dentilled eaves and gable band and roof of C20 tiles. Front of
2 storeys: rear of 3. Painted front has 3 recessed half round openings
with C20 windows above, long central fascia, and below a recessed central
door in a former now altered giant arch with C20 windows either side. Left
end abuts line of former canal which went under street at this point. Here
a recessed giant arch with original 3 blank recessed windows, ground and
1st floor cambered lintels, 2nd floor round arched. Rear has recessed central
arch and 3 2nd floor renewed windows with cambered lintels and C 20 brick
flat-roofed extension. Ground floor right a large blocked arch originally
serving as direct access to wharf. House to right forming part of No. 26 of
lesser interest. This warehouse and Nos. 39-43 exactly opposite were
originally designed as mirror images and constitute a noteworthy group.

Listing NGR: SK3334612100

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