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The Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Cropston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6928 / 52°41'34"N

Longitude: -1.1826 / 1°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 455342

OS Northings: 310886

OS Grid: SK553108

Mapcode National: GBR 8LT.1V4

Mapcode Global: WHDJ3.TK1Y

Plus Code: 9C4WMRV8+4X

Entry Name: The Thatch

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189177

ID on this website: 101178288

Location: Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Built-Up Area: Cropston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurcaston with Cropston

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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SK 51 SE

(North Side) CROPSTON
No.2 (The Thatch)


Cottage of C16/17, front refaced C20. Granite and slate rubble stone,
2 pairs of original cruck blades, some fake timber framing and thatch roof
with central ridge and end stacks. 1½ storeys of leaded light casements.
Thatched open porch centre right with door leading to cross passage. 2 small
C20 canted bays to left and a 1-light and a 2-light casement to right.
2 2-light dormers over. Fake timber-framed front applied. On left end a
2-light and a 3-light casement, with 3-light casement over. Ground floor
of rubble stone with brick dressings and gable of close-studding probably
applied later. Outshut with Swithland slate roof on right end with 2 2-light
casements and a 1-light casement in gable over; timber framing probably
also applied. Outshuts, door and casements to rear. 2 pairs of cruck
blades, 2 inglenooks with hoods and chamfered beams visible inside.

Listing NGR: SK5534210886

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