Description: 1, the Drive
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
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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
Source: English Heritage
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