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Shepherd's Cottage, Freeby

Description: Shepherd's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189819

OS Grid Reference: SK8076817022
OS Grid Coordinates: 480768, 317022
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7448, -0.8050

Location: Sawgate Road, Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2SY

Locality: Freeby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2SY

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Listing Text


(east side)
6/47 Shepherd's Cottage


Shepherd's cottage, now a house. Mid C19 with mid C20 additions.
Ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings and Westmorland slate
roofs. Chamfered plinth, string course, moulded eaves, coped and
crowstepped gables with kneelers, jettied first floor. Paired
single ridge and single lateral stacks with octagonal stalks. 2
storeys, 2 bays. L-plan. West front has to right, a chamfered
pointed doorway and to left, a 3 light mullioned and transomed
casement with a cellar opening below it. North side has to left,
a large mullioned and transomed casement and to right, a gabled
wing with a 4 centred arched door. Above, to right, a 3 light
mullioned and transomed casement. South side has to left, a
gabled wing with a mullioned and transomed casement on each
floor. In return angle to right, a C20 lean-to addition with 2
casements. East gable has a cellar opening and above it, a
mullioned and transomed casement on each floor. The gable is
topped with a pedimented single bellcote. This building was
designed as a shepherd's lodge forming part of the outbuildings
of Stapleford Park.

Listing NGR: SK8076817022

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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