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424a, Loughborough Road, Birstall

Description: 424a, Loughborough Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189506

OS Grid Reference: SK5911608863
OS Grid Coordinates: 459116, 308863
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6743, -1.1271

Location: Loughborough Road, Birstall, Leicestershire LE4 3EE

Locality: Birstall
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE4 3EE

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Listing Text



5/42 No. 424A


Lodge to Goscote Hall. Probably mid C19. Coursed rusticated granite rubble
with Swithland slate roof. Picturesque gothick style. Single storey. Entrance
front has small coped gabled porch with a four centred archway with hoodmould
in each side with tudor roses etc. in the spandrels. Over the principal arch
a panel decorated with trefoils, and the inscription "Vive Vivatque". Inner
doorway also a four centred arch. 2 2-light stone mullioned windows left of
the entrance, arched lights in squared hoodmoulds. Single window inside gable
wall with blank shield above. Elevation to Loughborough Road has gable to left
with canted bay window with mullioned lights and blank traceried parapet. Above
it a single square light with ornate foiled pattern. Right hand bay is recessed
and contains a single 2-light mullion: arched lights beneath a squared hoodmould.
Wood bargeboards with vine scroll decoration, and finials. Large central stack:
3 shafts each differently and ornately decorated with snakes, fish scales etc.

Listing NGR: SK5911608863

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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