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Gable Cottage, Newtown Linford

Description: Gable Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189106

OS Grid Reference: SK5191509909
OS Grid Coordinates: 451915, 309909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6844, -1.2335

Location: Main Street, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire LE6 0AD

Locality: Newtown Linford
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE6 0AD

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Listing Text

SK 50 NW
(South West Side)
5/54 No. 32 (Gable Cottage)
Cottage of C16/early C17. Square panelled timber framing, herringbone and
other red brick nogging, part granite & slate rubble stone plinth and
walling, and Swithland slate roof with rebuilt ridge and end stacks. Two
storeys to left, gable facing, 1 storey centre and 1½ right, gable
facing. Left gable 4 x 4 panels with 2 2-light casements 1st floor and
casements left end. Return of 3 panels with 5-light and 2-light casement
above. Diagonal 2-light casment in corner. Centre of 5 panels and door,
with 1-light and 3-light casements and dormer above. 3 panel right gable
with 3-light casement in attic. Doors and casements to rear with part
stone walling and part of cruck frame visible. Inside chamfered beams and
massive rafters. An exceptionally picturesque, well preserved, and unrestored
example of the local architecture of the time.

Listing NGR: SK5191509909

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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