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Swiss Cottage, Sheepy

Description: Swiss Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 188098

OS Grid Reference: SK3521900869
OS Grid Coordinates: 435219, 300869
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6045, -1.4814

Locality: Sheepy
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 6LF

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Listing Text

(north side)

26.8.76 Swiss Cottage


House, C. 1870. Red brick with light headers, and storeys and 3 bays with
central gable, each bay containing a 3-light casement window with gothick
pointed lights, beneath dropended hoodmoulds. Additional upper window in
gable. Fulrance in west gable end. Pair of axial stacks flank the central
gable. Possibly one of the houses described in Whites Directory of 1879 as
"recently rebuilt in a very tasteful manner by Earl Howe," it certainly has
the hallmark of estate architecture.

Listing NGR: SK3521900869

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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