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26, High Street, Measham

Description: 26, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187929

OS Grid Reference: SK3334312104
OS Grid Coordinates: 433343, 312104
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7056, -1.5079

Location: High Street, Measham, Leicestershire DE12 7HR

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

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Listing Text

SK 31 SW
4/39 (North Side)
No. 26
Canal warehouse, now shop of c1800. Red brick - Measham gobs - with
brick dentilled eaves and gable band and roof of C20 tiles. Front of
2 storeys: rear of 3. Painted front has 3 recessed half round openings
with C20 windows above, long central fascia, and below a recessed central
door in a former now altered giant arch with C20 windows either side. Left
end abuts line of former canal which went under street at this point. Here
a recessed giant arch with original 3 blank recessed windows, ground and
1st floor cambered lintels, 2nd floor round arched. Rear has recessed central
arch and 3 2nd floor renewed windows with cambered lintels and C 20 brick
flat-roofed extension. Ground floor right a large blocked arch originally
serving as direct access to wharf. House to right forming part of No. 26 of
lesser interest. This warehouse and Nos. 39-43 exactly opposite were
originally designed as mirror images and constitute a noteworthy group.

Listing NGR: SK3334312104

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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