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The Cottage, East Norton

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190784

OS Grid Reference: SK7835900361
OS Grid Coordinates: 478359, 300361
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5954, -0.8446

Location: Church Lane, East Norton, Leicestershire LE7 9XA

Locality: East Norton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9XA

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Listing Text


2/9 The Cottage


House, formerly 2 cottages. Largely late C17. Coursed ironstone rubble with
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeyed. Front is in 3 sections, with a projecting bay
to left, and lean-to brick porch in its angle, 1 renewed 2-light casement
window on each floor in central bay, the lower with surviving hoodmould. Some
quoins mark the division with taller right-hand bay which has blocked doorway
now window, with hoodmould and keystone and a new casement window above, with
original hoodmould. Ovolo moulded architraves survive round renewed casement
windows in gable wall, and a date stone in the apex records probably the re-roofing
of the house in c1848. Rear elevation has 3 windows to left of doorway, only
the middle one retaining its original ovolo moulded architrave and mullion.
Door has rough timber lintel and 2-light ovolo moulded mullioned window in
the right-hand bay. Upper windows are all ovolo moulded mullioned lights with
the exception of the left-hand window which has been renewed. Gable and axial

Listing NGR: SK7835900361

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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