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The Thatched Cottage, Syston

Description: The Thatched Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 189581

OS Grid Reference: SK6239111825
OS Grid Coordinates: 462391, 311825
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7005, -1.0781

Location: High Street, Syston, Leicestershire LE7 1GQ

Locality: Syston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 1GQ

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Listing Text


SK 6211 HIGH STREET (North Side)

9/115 No. 72
The Thatched Cottage


House, late C16 or early C17. Rough cast render over timber frame on a plinth.
Thatched roof. Of the timber frame just the wall plate and two vertical
studs above the door are visible. 1 1/2 storeys, four units, baffle entry plan.
The right hand bay with a higher plinth contains one tiny window only. One
3-light casement to right of doorway and an angle in the wall at this point.
Two other casements of 2 and 3-lights to left of door which is in a gabled
porch. Three 2-light casement windows in eyebrow dormers above. Large axial
stacks behind the entry. Brick coped gables.

Listing NGR: SK6239111825

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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