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Lea Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ulverscroft, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7002 / 52°42'0"N

Longitude: -1.2645 / 1°15'52"W

OS Eastings: 449795

OS Northings: 311647

OS Grid: SK497116

Mapcode National: GBR 7K5.R3Z

Mapcode Global: WHDJ2.KD19

Entry Name: Lea Cottage

Listing Date: 1 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189184

Location: Ulverscroft, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Ulverscroft

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Newtown Linford

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 41 SE
2/128 Lea Cottage
House of 1898 with additions of c1972. By Ernest Gimson for half-brother
Mentor Gimson with supervision of building by Detmar Blow. Whitewashed
slate and granite rubble stone with stone dressings, and thatch roof with
rubble stone ridge,side and end stacks. 1½ and 2 storeys in Gimson's
traditional style. Entrance now to rear with C20 porch between 2 projecting
wings: that to left an extension of original cross wing and that to right
raised from 1 to 1½ storeys by dormers in roof. Windows are stone
mullioned with leaded light casements. Glazed porch has 3-light casement
to right with 2-light and 1-light over. On end of left wing a bay window
with 3-light casement over. On return front of right wing 2 3-light
casements and door with 2 2-light dormers over. 2-light dormer on end.
On right side by road a 3-light casement, 2-light dormer and 3 fixed 1-
lights. On left side a massive stack to left with 1st floor 2-light
casement in angle by it, central tall mullion and transom window with
2-light casement over and 4-light with 2-light over in C20 extension. Original
front, now rear, has gabled cross wing to right with 4-light casement and
3-light over. Square C20 sun-room in return with original front door
within and 3-light casement to left with 2-light dormer over. Some
original woodwork, beams, and beam-bookcases inside. House has remained
in Gimson family.

Listing NGR: SK4979511647

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