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Latimer's House, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: Latimer's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 189157

OS Grid Reference: SK5666510851
OS Grid Coordinates: 456665, 310851
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6924, -1.1630

Location: Anstey Lane, Thurcaston, Leicestershire LE7 7JB

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

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
No. 37 (Latimer's House)

House of C15/C16. Red brick and timber framing with thatch roof and 4 brick
ridge stacks. Higher cross wing with stone plinth to left, gable facing,
1½ and 2 storeys mostly of leaded light casements. Range to right of red
brick refacing the original cruck framed structure. Central C20 open oak
gabled porch with 3-light casement to left, 2-light casement to right and
2-light horizontal sliding sash over. Wing to left of 2 storeys, 1 bay,
3 x 3 panels to front, and 2 bay, 6 x 3 panels to side. On right return
front a 3-light casement both floors. On front gable a 3-light casement on
1st floor and a 1-light in attic. Clasped principal rafters and coped
brick gable. On left side a 3-light casement, small C20 bay, and door
with 2 2-light casements over. On rear, timber framing in lower range and
cross wing, an eyebrow dormer and doors and casements. Extending from
right end of front a c1800 stable wing with Swithland slate roof and ridge
stack. Garage door, 2 stable doors and 3-light casement. History:
possibly home and birthplace of Bishop Hugh Latimer, martyred at Oxford in

Listing NGR: SK5666510851

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Source: English Heritage

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