British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Engine House Cottage, Ashby Woulds

Description: Engine House Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 187918

OS Grid Reference: SK3121515018
OS Grid Coordinates: 431215, 315018
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7319, -1.5392

Location: 29 Park Road, Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire DE12 6AZ

Locality: Ashby Woulds
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DE12 6AZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SK 31 NW
1/29 No. 5 (Engine
22.12.80 House Cottage)
Engine house, now cottage, of 1805. Red brick with brick dentilled eaves,
cambered lintels and plain tile roof with end stack on facing gable and
stack on outshut to right. 2 storeys and attic. Gable facing has blocked
door and 2-light casement and blocked arched opening in gable with 2 cross
beams in brickwork beneath. Left side has 9-pane below with 3-light
casement above and blocked 1st floor door. Rear has door under larger
blocked arch and attic casement. Later outshuts to right have casements
and door. Built in 1805 (date painted on beam) to house beam pumping
engine for local colliery and converted to workers' hostel in later C19.
Retains spring beam and bob wall amongst original features.

Listing NGR: SK3121515018

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.