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209-215, Forest Road, Woodhouse

Description: 209-215, Forest Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189227

OS Grid Reference: SK5388915226
OS Grid Coordinates: 453889, 315226
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7320, -1.2034

Locality: Woodhouse
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE12 8UA

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Listing Text

SK 51 NW
1/171 Nos. 209 - 215 (odd)
(Previously listed as
1.6.66 Herrick Almhouses)
Range of 4 cottages, originally almshouses, of 1856. Slate rubble stone
with stone dressings and Swithland slate roof with blue flashing tiles and
end finials. Barge boards on gables. Central ridge and end stacks
on rear of clustered ashlar flues. Long symmetrical range of 1 storey,
roof higher and hipped in centre and half hipped on ends. At ends of
central section 2 slight doorway projections with hipped roofs above
eaves and M.A.H. and A.D. 1856 with stone coats of arms in section above
eaves. Oak mullion and transom leaded light windows: from left:
3-light, 1-light, door with 'Offer unto God thanksgiving' carved over,
canted bay with small gable over, similar bay, 1-light, similar door,
1-light, 3-light.

Listing NGR: SK5412415537

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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