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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
Entry Name: Yeomans Cottage
Listing Date: 11 January 1955
Last Amended: 18 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188157
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191305
Location: Shearsby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17
Civil Parish: Shearsby
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Arnesby St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SP69 SW CHURCH LANE (West Side)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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