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Engine House Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Donisthorpe, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7319 / 52°43'54"N

Longitude: -1.5392 / 1°32'20"W

OS Eastings: 431215

OS Northings: 315018

OS Grid: SK312150

Mapcode National: GBR 6H3.MPL

Mapcode Global: WHCGM.BL9H

Entry Name: Engine House Cottage

Listing Date: 22 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187918

Location: Ashby Woulds, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Ashby Woulds

Built-Up Area: Donisthorpe

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Donisthorpe St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 31 NW
1/29 No. 5 (Engine
22.12.80 House Cottage)
Engine house, now cottage, of 1805. Red brick with brick dentilled eaves,
cambered lintels and plain tile roof with end stack on facing gable and
stack on outshut to right. 2 storeys and attic. Gable facing has blocked
door and 2-light casement and blocked arched opening in gable with 2 cross
beams in brickwork beneath. Left side has 9-pane below with 3-light
casement above and blocked 1st floor door. Rear has door under larger
blocked arch and attic casement. Later outshuts to right have casements
and door. Built in 1805 (date painted on beam) to house beam pumping
engine for local colliery and converted to workers' hostel in later C19.
Retains spring beam and bob wall amongst original features.

Listing NGR: SK3121515018

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