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Brickyard Cottages, Measham

Description: Brickyard Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187923

OS Grid Reference: SK3365712122
OS Grid Coordinates: 433657, 312122
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7057, -1.5033

Location: Bosworth Road, Measham, Leicestershire DE12 7LG

Locality: Measham
Local Authority: North West Leicestershire District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DE12 7LG

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Listing Text

SK 31 SW
4/34 Nos. 1 - 6 Brickyard
Cottages (Consecutive)
Reputedly brick drying shed, now range of cottages, of c1800. Red
brick - Measham gobs - with brick eaves and band over arches and plain
tile roof with 2 rebuilt ridge stacks, end stack and C20 left end
projecting stack. Long range of 3 storeys, ground floor being row of
12 arches, some part blocked and all with garage or other doors. Above
is 7 window front of renewed or altered casements with mostly flat lintels.
Outshut on right end. Left end cottage (No. 1) and left end rendered.
Extensions and renewed casements to rear and C20 dormer on rear of No. 6.
Reputedly built as brick drying shed (Falconer, DOE Industrial Monuments
Survey, 1981, p2) and said locally to have been the brickyard where Wilkes
produced the Measham gobs.

Listing NGR: SK3365712122

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

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