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Shakespeare Public House, Braunstone

Description: Shakespeare Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 188921

OS Grid Reference: SK5560502642
OS Grid Coordinates: 455605, 302642
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6187, -1.1801

Location: 4 Main Street, Leicester LE3 3AS

Locality: Braunstone
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 3AS

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Listing Text

SK 50 SE
5/1 Shakespeare Public House


Public house. C17, the porch dated 1655. C19 and C20 alterations and exten-
sions. Timber-frame with angle bracing and whitewashed brick nogging, part
herringbone; blackened granite rubble plinth; thatched roof with whitewashed
chimney of narrow brick between left bays. l½ storeys, 3 bays. C20 3-light
leaded casements, those to first floor in thatch. Lobby entry between left
bays, with old board door and dated porch. Porch has timber jambs with top
ends shaped into brackets, moulded lintel with date and small central pendant,
and half-hipped thatch roof. Right gable end of range is rebuilt in brick;
left end has C19 and C20 whitewashed brick extension, of 2 storeys and approxi-
mately 3 bays, under thatch roof. C20 leaded casements and double doors in
brick surround. Further extensions to rear around courtyard. Interior of C17
part retains timber-framing in partitions and part of rear wall. Chamfered
spine beams with some stops. Chimney has stop-chamfered wooden lintel to left,
and ovolo-moulded lintel to right.

Listing NGR: SK5560502642

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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