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26 and 28, Church Street, Market Harborough

Description: 26 and 28, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 189634

OS Grid Reference: SP7329987378
OS Grid Coordinates: 473299, 287378
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4794, -0.9222

Location: King's Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7AA

Locality: Market Harborough
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7AA

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 26 and 28
SP 7387 1/72

C17 or earlier, with later alterations. Coursed ironstone rubble. Modern pantiled
roof. 3 storeys. 4 windows width. Northern 2, sashes with glazing bars, the 1st
floor with keystones. Southern part has 1 modern leaded casement to top floor and
modern bay window with leaded glazing to 1st floor. 2 modern shop fronts ground
floor. Interesting cellars now inaccessible. Formerly part of an inn "The King's
Head". King Charles I is generally understood to have slept here during the night
preceding the Battle of Naseby.

Listing NGR: SP7330387376

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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