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1, the Drive, Countesthorpe

Description: 1, the Drive

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 188891

OS Grid Reference: SP5702095375
OS Grid Coordinates: 457020, 295375
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5532, -1.1604

Location: 1 The Dr, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire LE8 5PB

Locality: Countesthorpe
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 5PB

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Listing Text


SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)

1/21 No. 1



House, one of the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes built by the Leicester Poor Law
Union in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick with plain tiled roof. Cruciform
plan with main range of 3 bays, 2 storeys. Central bay projects forward,
kitchen wing extends out at the back. "Queen Anne" style. Main elevation has
irregular fenestration with a mixture of 2, 3, 4 and 5 light windows with
timber mullions. Each light consists of a small vertical sash window. The
ground floor of the protecting bay has a 3 light moulded stone mullioned and
transomed window. On the left hand side of the central bay is a brick porch
with a tiled roof supported on a short circular stone pillar. The right hand
bay has a gabled dormer window rising from the eaves. Gable stacks.

Listing NGR: SP5702095375

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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