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Gardener's Cottage and Adjoining Garden Walls, Outbuildings and Summerhouse 100 Metres West of Stapl, Freeby

Description: Gardener's Cottage and Adjoining Garden Walls, Outbuildings and Summerhouse 100 Metres West of Stapl

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 189927

OS Grid Reference: SK8123018089
OS Grid Coordinates: 481230, 318089
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7543, -0.7979

Location: Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2SF

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

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list;


Gardeners' cottage
and adjoining
garden walls, out-
buildings and
summerhouse 100 M
west of Stapleford


Gardener's cottage, adjoining garden walls, outbuildings and summ
erhouse. Late C18 and 1849, restored 1987. Coursed and squared
ironstone and brick, with brick and ashlar dressings and hipped
stone slate and plain tile roofs. Grouped central stone stack.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Cottage north front has a central gabled
porch with bargeboards and 6 panelled door, flanked by single 2
light casements. Above, 2 cross eaves gabled dormers with
bargeboards and 2 light casements. West side has a French window
and above, to right, a leaded casement. Beyond, to west, lean-to
sheds with 8 casements and 6 doors. Beyond, to east, an arched
opening with keystone inscribed '1849'. Beyond again, a lean-to
boiler house with a gable stack. Cottage south side has a lean-
to greenhouse and above, coped parapet with 3 oval leaded
windows. Beyond on each side, a lean-to greenhouse, that to
right restored. East and west garden walls, approx. 100 M long,
have each a central doorway with elliptical arched head. South
garden wall has ramped higher central section with 4 square piers
with ball finials and a pair of iron gates. North west corner
has a C19 lean-to shed with central door flanked by single
casements. West side has adjoining ramped coped wall with 6
piers and 2 oval openings and small square summerhouse
reconstructed 1987. South west corner has a C19 L-plan
outbuilding with round headed openings to north, south and east,
that to north with C19 Romanesque surround. Included for group
value only. Nearly adjoining C20 bungalow to north-west not
included in this list.

Listing NGR: SK8123018089

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Source: English Heritage

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