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Glebe Cottage, Hallaton

Description: Glebe Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190820

OS Grid Reference: SP7858996583
OS Grid Coordinates: 478589, 296583
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5614, -0.8421

Location: Church Gate, Hallaton, Leicestershire LE16 8TY

Locality: Hallaton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8TY

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Listing Text


8/45 Glebe Cottage


House. Largely early C17 to C18 with earlier core. C17 ground floor of coursed
ironstone rubble, C18 brick with blue headers above. Corrugated roof, replacing
thatch. Two storeyed, three bays with centrally opposed doorways behind the
stack and flanking ovolo moulded stone mullioned windows to ground floor, wood
casements of 2 and 3-lights above. Gable and axial stacks. Coped gable to left,
roof, which is very deep, hipped to right. C19 casements in rear wing, and one
3-light ovolo moulded window in rear wall, with caveto moulded hood-mould. Remnants
of a much earlier timber framed building survive inside, and include one pair
of posts flanking the central fireplace, and a pair of cruck blades, sawn off
at 1st floor level, and assumed to be of base cruck construction. Some interior
walls are mud and stud. Spine beam with ogee chamfer stop in principal room.
Raised roof timbers reputedly smoke-blackened survivors from the earlier building.

Listing NGR: SP7858996583

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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