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Charnwood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.8363 / 52°50'10"N

Longitude: -1.3452 / 1°20'42"W

OS Eastings: 444205

OS Northings: 326728

OS Grid: SK442267

Mapcode National: GBR 7HJ.2QY

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.9ZN1

Plus Code: 9C4WRMP3+GW

Entry Name: Charnwood Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358122

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Castle Donington

Built-Up Area: Castle Donington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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SK 4426-4526C
(east side)
10/75 No 77 (Charnwood

House. Late C16-C17, much refurbished C20, with flanking C18-C19 extensions.
Timber frame with diagonal braces and large square panels of whitewashed render
infill. Some timbers renewed C20. Stone plinth, thatched roof, central brick
chimney. 2 storeys; 2 bays. C20 paired casements with diamond leading.
Central C20 half-glazed door with thatched porch. Slightly taller extension to
right is late C18-early C19, of whitewashed roughcast with tiled roof, and has
similar casements. Single-storey extension to left, formerly a cowhouse, is
also roughcast and whitewashed and is later C19 in origin. Interior has
chamfered spine beams and altered fireplace. Roof trusses are all different,
the left with inset curved principals, the centre with tension braces to low
tie-beam at floor level, the right with queen struts.

Listing NGR: SK4420526728

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