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53, Main Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8071 / 52°48'25"N

Longitude: -1.2909 / 1°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 447894

OS Northings: 323519

OS Grid: SK478235

Mapcode National: GBR 7HZ.4F5

Mapcode Global: WHDHH.4PJV

Entry Name: 53, Main Street

Listing Date: 5 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358235

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: Long Whatton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 4723
13/188 No 53
House. Mid C18 wing along street, with top storey added and fenestration altered
C19; rear wing is part C17 with C19 extension. Repair work 1986.
L-plan. Mid C18 wing is of red brick with irregular vitreous headers to lower
storeys. Rubble stone plinth, C19 off-set eaves, hipped roof of Swithland
slate, brick chimneys. 2 storeys; 3 bays to street. Right bay has 3-light
horizontal sashes. Left bays have similar 2-light windows to top storey, and
blocked windows below. All windows on this front have segmental arches of
header brick over brick tympana. Left end of wing has 2 bays of late C19-C20
sashes to ground and first floors, and one paired barred wooden casement to
second floor, all these windows with C19 painted heads of gauged brick. North
side of wing has one bay of 2-light horizontal sashes and a fine heavy
2-panelled door with iron studs and date CT 1753 outlined in smaller studs.
REAR WING has timber framed bay with herringbone brick infill and stone plinth
adjacent to front wing, and brick bay to left. Plain tile roof, central brick
chimney. 2 storeys. C17 bay has C20 sash in former doorway, 2-light horizontal
sash above, and traces of blocked original 2-light window. C19 bay has C20
casements and old board door. In storage inside house for duration of repair
work were lead rainwater heads, one dated CTM 1755. Circular lead cistern dated
CTM 1755 and JW 1707 missing 1986. Ovolo-moulded spine beam and segmental
headed brick fireplace in right bay of C18 wing.

Listing NGR: SK4782923557

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