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Description: Lane End Cottage
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189257
OS Grid Reference: SK5361814830
OS Grid Coordinates: 453618, 314830
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7285, -1.2075
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WOODHOUSE SCHOOL LANE (South Side)
SK 51 SW
3/199 No. 45 (Lane End Cottage)
House, originally school, of c 1695 with extensions of 1913 and later.
Granite and slate rubble stone with hipped Swithland slate roof and end
and rear roof stacks (right truncated). 2½ storeys of 4 casements,
1-light and 3 2-lights. 3 dormers over. On ground floor central C20
porch with part glazed door and to left 2-light casement with top lights,
12 pane fixed light, 2-light casement with top lights. To right a
1-light casement and a C20 canted bay in 1913 extension. C20 1 storey
extension on right end. Some windows have brick lintels. First floor
1-light casement and C20 garage on left end. Windows to rear, some
with brick lintels, and chamfered beams inside, together with probably
contemporary staircase. Originally Rawlins School founded by refugee of
Great Plague. Nicjols, J. History and Antiquities of Leicestershire,
1795-1811, Vol. III, p.115 and pl. XVII.
Listing NGR: SK5361814830
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Source: English Heritage
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