Description: 11 and 13, Main Street
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189091
OS Grid Reference: SK5199709905
OS Grid Coordinates: 451997, 309905
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6844, -1.2322
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NEWTOWN LINFORD MAIN STREET
SK 50 NW
(North East Side)
5/39 Nos. 11 and 13
2 cottages of C17/C18 with c1800 wing. Red brick with granite rubblestone
and remains of timber framing. C20 plain tile roof with rebuilt central
ridge and right gable end stacks. Long range of 2 storeys of casements
with stone cross wing on right end, gable facing. No. 11 to right with
door and 2-light casement above and 3-light casement both floors to right.
Remains of framing here with brick nogging, some renewed. Gable has
renewed 3-light casement with top lights, mullion and transom window
above with attic 2-light casment. Cambered lintels to wing and ground
floor. Wing restored with renewed shouldered brick coped gable.
No. 13 has door to left with 2 3-light casements and 2-light casement
above. Casements, doors, and outshut to rear. Beams, inglenook and
pair of cruck blades visible inside No. 11. Group value with Nos. 9
and 15. No. 11 is almost : certainly the 'Rose Cottage' referred
to in Webster V.R.,Cruck Framed Buildings of Leicestershire, Transactions
L.A.S.,Vol. xxx (1954) P.28.
Listing NGR: SK5199709905
Source: English Heritage
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