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The Gillstead, Thurnby and Bushby

Description: The Gillstead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190773

OS Grid Reference: SK6483803869
OS Grid Coordinates: 464838, 303869
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6287, -1.0435

Location: Main Street, Thurnby, Leicestershire LE7 9PJ

Locality: Thurnby and Bushby
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9PJ

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Listing Text


SK 60 SW MAIN STREET (South Side)

4/115 No. 33 (The Gillstead)


Cottage. Late C16/C17, part refaced C19. Timber-framed, with whitewashed
brick nogging, and whitewashed brick, and thatch roof with whitewashed brick
right ridge and left end stacks. Brick coped gable to right. 1½ storeys of
a 2-light horizontal sliding sash window. Door in wall extending from left
end. Section of wall to right with the window has been refaced in brick probably
covering 1 bay of timber framing. Visible to left are 2 bays, 6 x 2 panels
of mostly intack square framing with braces. On left end a lean-to with Swithland
slate roof and 2-light casement over.

Listing NGR: SK6483803869

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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