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Description: The Gate House
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189171
OS Grid Reference: SK5526610795
OS Grid Coordinates: 455266, 310795
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6920, -1.1837
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THURCASTON CAUSEWAY LANE
SK 51 SE
4/115 (South Side) CROPSTON
1.6.66 No.20 (The Gate House)
House of C16/early C17. Granite and slate rubble stone, red brick and
timber framing with Swithland slate roof and end stacks, that to right
projecting with double flue above. Ground floor of stone with upper part
timber framed in 2 bays. Square panels filled with stone or brick nogging,
some of latter in herringbone pattern. Central buttress. 2½ storeys of
3 casements: 3-light, 1-light, 3-light over 4-light, 1-light, 3-light. On
left end a door with overlight and a 1-light casement with 2-light casement
over and in gable where also tie beam truss with collar. On mostly rendered
right end a fixed light window with 1-light casement over and 2-light
in gable. C20 extension to right. Gabled 2 storey wing to rear with
truncated stack and other extensions.
Listing NGR: SK5526610795
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Source: English Heritage
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