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Description: 2, the Drive
Date Listed: 21 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 188892
OS Grid Reference: SP5700695396
OS Grid Coordinates: 457006, 295396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5534, -1.1606
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SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)
1/22 No 2
House, formerly one of the cottage homes built by the Leicester Poor Law Union
in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick and Welsh slate roof with cruciform
plan. Main range of 3 bays and 2 storeys. Central bay projects forward, rear
extension is kitchen wing. "Queen Anne" style. Irregular fenestration mixing
2 and 3 light casements and sash windows, all with flat arched heads. Doorway
on left hand side of projecting bay in segmental archway. On the right hand
side of this bay the main roof is carried down in a catslide over a small
extension. Projecting brick gable end stacks. Brick sill bands and
pedimented central gable.
Listing NGR: SP5700695396
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Source: English Heritage
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