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The School House, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: The School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 November 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 189152

OS Grid Reference: SK5659510633
OS Grid Coordinates: 456595, 310633
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6904, -1.1641

Locality: Thurcaston and Cropston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 7JA

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
4/96 No. 60 (The School House)
Cottage, formerly school, of 1715 with some later C19 modifications. Red
brick with granite rubble stone plinth and slate roof with rebuilt central
ridge stacks to both right and left sections. The latter section is lower.
Gable facing with door on right side. Right section of 2 storeys of 3
casements: 2 2-lights and 1-light over 2 3-lights with a 2-light to left of
door. Section to left has door and 2 2-light casements with 2 2-lights and a
1-light over. Some cambered lintels. Blocked windows to rear. Outshut with
2-light casement on left end. School built and endowed in 1715 by
Richard Hill, rector of Thurcaston.

Listing NGR: SK5659510633

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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