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5 and 6, Powell Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitteswell, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4684 / 52°28'6"N

Longitude: -1.2125 / 1°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 453594

OS Northings: 285896

OS Grid: SP535858

Mapcode National: GBR 8PH.68Y

Mapcode Global: VHCTC.X7W2

Entry Name: 5 and 6, Powell Row

Listing Date: 30 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392507

Location: Bitteswell with Bittesby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Bitteswell with Bittesby

Built-Up Area: Lutterworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Bitteswel St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Nos.5 AND 6


Pair of almshouses. 1847. One of three pairs founded by
Wakelin Welch, esq. and his wife, Elizabeth. Brick in Flemish
bond with yellow stone dressings. Decorated tile roof with
crested ridge tiles. Semi-detached with rear wings. Shallow
external end stacks with paired shafts; end stacks to wings.
End gable walls with coping and kneelers. Symmetrical 4-window
range. All windows casements in stone surrounds. Side bays
with 2 and 3-light windows to 1st and ground floors
respectively. Centre bays under gable with coping and
kneelers; 2 single-light windows connected by string course
that rises to contain central shield in recessed panel.
4-centred arched doorways below with planked doors. 2-light
windows to ground-floor side elevations and 1st-floor rear.
This building forms part of an attractive set of three almost
identical almshouses.

Listing NGR: SP5359485896

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