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The Old School and Master's Cottage, Cranoe

Description: The Old School and Master's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 190778

OS Grid Reference: SP7601795076
OS Grid Coordinates: 476017, 295076
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5482, -0.8804

Location: Langton Road, Cranoe, Leicestershire LE16 7SP

Locality: Cranoe
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7SP

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Listing Text


4/3 The Old School and Master's Cottage
(Previously listed as The Old
8.5.81 School).


Former school, now dwelling. 1834. Coursed ironstone rubble with hipped Welsh
slate roof. Single storeyed with main block of five bays. The central bay
is a projecting full height coped gabled porch with modern doorway and blocked
window above. 2-light wood mullioned and transomed windows with latticed cast
iron glazing bars to each side, with chamfered stone heads with voussoirs.
Overhanging eaves. Set back to the left is a smaller additional block linked
to the main range by a single bay containing doorway with cambered stone head.
The additional block is also of ironstone rubble with pyramidal roof with central
finial. It contains two 2-light wood mullioned and transomed windows and there
is a gathered brick chimney. Late C19 red brick school master's cottage adjoins
to rear.

Listing NGR: SP7601795076

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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