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Latitude: 52.6748 / 52°40'29"N
Longitude: -1.1187 / 1°7'7"W
OS Eastings: 459684
OS Northings: 308928
OS Grid: SK596089
Mapcode National: GBR FK3.Y1
Mapcode Global: WHDJB.S1G8
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 9 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307456
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189504
Location: Birstall, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE4
Civil Parish: Birstall
Built-Up Area: Birstall
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Birstall St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 50 NE FRONT STREET (West Side)
5/40 No. 10 (The Cottage)
Cottage, possible formerly 3 dwellings. Late C16 or early C17 core. Rough cast
render over timberframe. Welsh slate roof with cresting. Gable on to street.
2 storeys, and now a 3 unit plan, with 1 bay to right of door. The fenestration
is largely C20, with a squared bay window to right and a 5-light slightly
projecting window at left hand end of elevation, with a French window and a
3-light casement to the middle bay. 3 upper casement windows and a dormer with
glazed gablet. Gable end and 1 axial stack, which projects through the slope
of the roof, rather than from the ridge. In the right hand gable wall, part
of the roof truss is visible. Inside, much of the timberwork survives. Beamed
ceilings to ground floor with chamfered spine beam in central bay, and timbered
partition walls. Wall plate and main trusses and partitions visible upstairs.
Listing NGR: SK5968408928
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