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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307218
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187918
Location: Ashby Woulds, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12
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
ASHBY WOULDS PARK ROAD, MOIRA
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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