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Wortley Cottages, Elmesthorpe

Description: Wortley Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 189016

OS Grid Reference: SP4696696013
OS Grid Coordinates: 446966, 296013
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5599, -1.3086

Location: B581, Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire LE9 7SG

Locality: Elmesthorpe
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE9 7SG

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Listing Text

SP 49 NE (north east side)

1/26 Nos.1-6 Wortley
Cottages inclusive

6 cottages. Built in 1896 to the designs of C F A Voysey for
Lord Lovelace of Kirkby Mallory. Brick, roughcast and
whitewashed, with hipped Swithland slate roof. At each end of
the front,a diagonal buttress. 6 roughcast stacks, those at the
ends external. 2 storeys, 6 bays. The row is designed to appear
as 3 symmetrical pairs. At the front, each pair has a central
hipped porch with a 6 light leaded casement and a door in each
side, 4 of these being the original close-boarded doors with
decorative hinges. The central 4 mainly retain the original
fenestration with single 4 light casements on each floor, those
to the first floor with leaded glazing. No.1, to the left, has a
3 light C20 casement on each floor. No.6, to the right, has a
C20 glazing bar casement on each floor. At the rear, each pair
has a hipped outbuilding and several late C20 additions. Above,
a continuous 6 light strip casement. Nos. 4 and 5 have altered

Listing NGR: SP4696696013

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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