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Pest Cottage, Woodhouse

Description: Pest Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189253

OS Grid Reference: SK5373314963
OS Grid Coordinates: 453733, 314963
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7296, -1.2057

Location: School Lane, Woodhouse, Leicestershire LE12 8UJ

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

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Listing Text

SK 51 SW
3/195 Nos. 26 & 28
(Pest Cottage)
2 cottages, probably built as 1, of C16/C17. Timber framing of 2½ bays
with whitewashed brick nogging and thatch roof with central ridge and left
end stacks. 1½ storeys with 2 3-light eyebrow dormers. On ground
floor from left a 2-light casement, thatched porch with door, a further
2-light casement, a 3-light sliding sash, thatched porch with door and
3-light sliding sash. On left end C20 1 storey extension with Swithland
slate and garage with thatched roof. On right end a thatched outshut
with stone stack and 2-light casement over. Home of Thomas Rawlins,
refugee from Great Plague, and founder of Rawlins School.

Listing NGR: SK5373314963

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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