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The Gables, Billesdon

Description: The Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190534

OS Grid Reference: SK7189302749
OS Grid Coordinates: 471893, 302749
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6178, -0.9395

Location: Church Street, Billesdon, Leicestershire LE7 9AE

Locality: Billesdon
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9AE

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Listing Text


SK 7002-71Q2 CHURCH STREET (West Side)

7/8 No. 6 (The Gables)


House. Probably with Cl7 core and early C18 alterations. Coursed ironstone
rubble with thatched roof. Cruck framed, two storeyed. Main range of three
units and a gabled wing to left, rendered with steeper roof slope to inner side,
coped gables and 2-light casement windows, one on each floor. Stack on gable
apex. Of the main range, the right hand bay is probably a later addition with
lower roof height, it contains one ground floor window, a 6-light sash with
console brackets supporting fascia board. Central section has central doorway
with flanking 2-light casement windows with chamfered timber lintels. Two upper
2-light casements. Stack to left of doorway and one on junction with right
hand bay, that is, on former end gable. Right hand gable is of C18 brickwork
with blue headers. Chamfered spine beams and pair of crucks within. ...

Listing NGR: SK7189302749

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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