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The Bakehouse, Kilby

Description: The Bakehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 188912

OS Grid Reference: SP6206295412
OS Grid Coordinates: 462062, 295412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5530, -1.0861

Location: Main Street, Kilby, Leicestershire LE18 3TD

Locality: Kilby
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE18 3TD

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Listing Text

SP69 NW MAIN STREET (North Side)

2/42 No. 30 (The Bakehouse)



Farmhouse, outbuildings and cottages, late C18 to early C19. Farmhouse faces
street, brick with concrete tiled roof, possibly heightened in the later C19.
2 storeyed, 2 unit plan with central 6 panelled door in slight architrave with
paired console brackets. 3 light casement windows flank it on each floor.
Small single-storeyed wash house to right with Swithland slate roof. Rear
wing recessed and advanced to the west, with upper Gothick lancet beneath drop
ended hoodmould in gable end and 2 horizontally sliding sash windows in the
long elevation. Behind this a parallel rear wing continues as outbuildings,
formerly pig styes, and at right angles to this are 2 cottages. These are
brick with Welsh slate roofs. One and two unit plans. The right hand cottage
is of two units with doorway to right, and 3 light casement window to its
left, all with cambered brick heads. Upper windows are 2 light horizontally
sliding sashes. Axial stack. The other cottage is a single unit with doorway
to right, 2 light casement to ground floor and horizontally sliding sash
window above. Lower roof with gable end stack. Inner face of former pig
styes have 3 doors now made into windows and 3 light horizontally sliding sash
windows above. Inner rear wing of house has a central doorway in moulded wood
architrave with canopy on console brackets.

Listing NGR: SP6206295412

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Source: English Heritage

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