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Number 2 and Adjoining Horseshoe End, Wigston Parva

Description: Number 2 and Adjoining Horseshoe End

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189047

OS Grid Reference: SP4651689874
OS Grid Coordinates: 446516, 289874
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5048, -1.3161

Location: Church Lane, Wigston Parva, Leicestershire LE10 3AN

Locality: Wigston Parva
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE10 3AN

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Listing Text

SP 48 NE (north west side)

5/57 No.2 and adjoining
Horseshoe End


House and adjoining cottage, now 2 houses. C17 and C19 with C20
alterations. Timber framed and brick, rendered, with plain tile
roofs. Single gable and 2 ridge brick stacks. 2 storeys, 6
bays. T-plan. East side has to the right, a C20 lean-to porch
with 2 casements and to its right a single casement. To the
left, 3 two light casements. Above, to the right, 2 two light
casements, that to the right being smaller. To right again, in
the gable, a smaller casement. All these windows are C20. West
side has to the left a projecting gabled wing with a lean-to
addition in the return angle, and to its right, a 2 light C20
casement. Above it, a cross eaves C19 gabled dormer with a 3
light casement. To the right, a C20 close boarded door flanked
by single C20 2 light casements and beyond, to the left, a
similar casement. Above, 3 C20 2 light casements. South gable
has to right a C20 half glazed door and to left, a C20 casement.
Above, to right, a C20 2 light casement. The interior of
Horseshoe End was extensively remodelled late C20.

Listing NGR: SP4651689874

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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