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Holly Cottage, Wymondham

Description: Holly Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189914

OS Grid Reference: SK8593617574
OS Grid Coordinates: 485936, 317574
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7490, -0.7283

Location: Wymondham, Leicestershire LE14 2JU

Locality: Wymondham
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2JU

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Listing Text


(south side)
7/157 Holly Cottage


Lodge, now a house. 1868. Designed by R. W. Johnson. Coursed
and squared ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings and
Swithland slate roofs. Chamfered plinth, quoins, bracketed
eaves, pierced bargeboards with finials, single lateral, paired
ridge and single gable square stone stacks. Single and 2
storeys, 3 bays. T-plan. West front has a central gabled wooden
porch with arch braces and moulded pointed doorcase with a part-
glzed door, flanked to left by a projecting gabled wing with a
canted hipped bay window with 3 plain casements, and to right by
a single storey bay with a square gabled bay window with a foiled
triple lancet in a pointed arched reveal. Above the door, a
gabled cross eaves dormer with a cusped single lancet, flanked to
left by a gable with a cusped double lancet casement in a
segmental pointed reveal. North side, to street, has to right a
double lancet. Rear has, to right, a gabled wing with a
shouldered doorway and a mullioned casement. Above, a double
lancet. To the left, a lean-to addition with a C20 casement.
Above it, a cross eaves gabled dormer with a single lancet. This
building was erected as a lodge to the north entrance to
Edmondthorpe Hall.

Listing NGR: SK8593617574

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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