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Old Boot Cottage, Houghton on the Hill

Description: Old Boot Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190678

OS Grid Reference: SK6802603606
OS Grid Coordinates: 468026, 303606
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6260, -0.9965

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

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

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Listing Text

SK 60 SE MAIN STREET (South Side)

5/16 No. 8 (Old Boot Cottage)


Cottage. Late C16/C17. Cruck framed coursed squared stone, rubble stone and
red brick, with fragment of timber framing. Plain tile roof with brick cross
wing end stacks. Cross wing on right. 1½ and 2½ storeys. 1½ storey range to
left has carriage archway to left, 2-light casement, and 6-panelled door in C20
flat-roofed rubble stone porch. Cross wing on right has 2 1-lights on ground
floor, 2-light over and 1-light in attic. Further casements on right end and
part of a panel of large frame timber framing. Inside are a pair of cruck blades
(one cut towards base), a timber framed cross wall and chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: SK6802603606

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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