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Oakley Wood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton and Diseworth, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7862 / 52°47'10"N

Longitude: -1.2785 / 1°16'42"W

OS Eastings: 448758

OS Northings: 321205

OS Grid: SK487212

Mapcode National: GBR 7J6.7M9

Mapcode Global: WHDHP.B7FB

Entry Name: Oakley Wood Cottage

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358231

Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth

Built-Up Area: Shepshed

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Shepshed St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 42 SE
Oakley Wood Cottage
- II

House, formerly a keeper's cottage for the Garendon Estate. C18 and early C19
with some C20 alterations. Brick on granite rubble plinth. Thatched roof,
square brick chimney between left bays, another smaller brick chimney between
right bays. U-plan, the left rear wing added or rebuilt C19, with left wall
rebuilt again C20. 1 1/2 storeys; 3 bays. C19 barred wooden windows, mostly
3-light but with 2-light to ground floor of centre bay. Upper windows are semi-
dormers in thatch eyebrows. Window in left bay and to first floor right are
horizontal sashes, others are casements. Central ground floor window has
segmental head and C20 single light adjacent to left. C20 glazed door between
left bays has C20 thatched porch. Outshot to rear of right bay. C20 verandah
to rear centre. Interior has some re-used old beams. Picturesque.

Listing NGR: SK4875821205

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