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39-43, High Street, Measham

Description: 39-43, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187930

OS Grid Reference: SK3335712083
OS Grid Coordinates: 433357, 312083
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7054, -1.5077

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
4/40 (South Side)
Nos. 39-43 (Odd)
Canal warehouse, now shops, of c1800. Red brick - Measham gobs - with
brick dentilled eaves and gable band and roof part slate, part C20 tiles.
Front rendered. Front of 2 storeys: rear of 3. 3 recessed half round arches,
one continuing to ground with 6 2-light casements above and shop fronts below.
To left C19 shop front frame with C20 small panes, centre C20 window and
door in arch recess, and C20 shop front to right. Right 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, altered
C20 windows and ground floor left large arch and recess originally serving
as direct access to wharf. This warehouse and No. 26 exactly opposite
were originally designed as mirror images and constitute a noteworthy

Listing NGR: SK3335712083

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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