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Granary Cottage The Old Bakehouse, Houghton on the Hill

Description: Granary Cottage The Old Bakehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190673

OS Grid Reference: SK6797003562
OS Grid Coordinates: 467970, 303562
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6256, -0.9973

Location: Main Street, Houghton On The Hill, Leicestershire LE7 9GE

Locality: Houghton on the Hill
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9GE

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Listing Text


SK 60 SE MAIN STREET (North Side)

5/11A No. 15 (The Old Bakehouse)
and 15A (Granary Cottage)


House, now 2 dwellings. C18, dated 1760, and early C19. Red brick, in small
part rendered, with whitewashed front, and Swithland and Welsh slate roofs
with brick ridge and end stacks, those to left and rear truncated. 2 ranges,
that to left lower and C18. Two storeys of 4 3-light centre-opening casements,
the 2 to right with cambered lintels. On ground floor 4 3-light horizontal
sliding sashes with top lights and cambered lintels. 4-panelled stable-type
door centre right. Chamfered beams inside. 2 storey part outbuilding wing
to rear of left range. Inside this are 2 tie beam trusses with clasped principals.
Wing (No. 15A) to rear of right range. Colourwash rendered brick, C20 casements,
door, and C20 side stack. Chamfered beams inside. Formerly an outbuilding/granary,
converted C20. Tablet on gable inscribed 'T.W.A. 1760'.

Listing NGR: SK6797003562

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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