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Yeomans Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shearsby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5129 / 52°30'46"N

Longitude: -1.0832 / 1°4'59"W

OS Eastings: 462312

OS Northings: 290948

OS Grid: SP623909

Mapcode National: GBR 9QD.GXT

Mapcode Global: VHCT8.53PG

Plus Code: 9C4WGW78+4P

Entry Name: Yeomans Cottage

Listing Date: 11 January 1955

Last Amended: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191305

Location: Shearsby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Shearsby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Arnesby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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1/84 Yeomans Cottage
(Previously listed as 'House,
11.1.55 next south of County Library')


House, probably late C16 in origin, though dated on tie beam 1669. Timber
framed, render over panel infill, with thatched roof. 2 storeyed, 4 bays.
Left hand bay retains only the wall plate of visible timber framing and has a
single 3-light window on each floor. Right hand bay is gabled, with wood
moulded kneelers to gable, and decorative diamond panel framing in the apex.
Arch braces below gable tie beam. Middle rail and studs below ground floor
window and also tension bracing. Central section has coved jettied middle
rail and intermediate lower rail. Tension bracing above sill, and studding at
first floor level with some arch bracing. Doorway to right and 3-light window
to left. Axial stack. Dormer within roof. All windows are recent oriels
with leaded lights.

Listing NGR: SP6231290948

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