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Plough Cottage, Drayton

Description: Plough Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190925

OS Grid Reference: SP8304192246
OS Grid Coordinates: 483041, 292246
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5218, -0.7775

Location: Main Street, Drayton, Leicestershire LE16 8SD

Locality: Drayton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8SD

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Listing Text


SP 89 SW MAIN STREET (North Side)

6/23 Plough Cottage


Cottage, formerly inn and 2 cottages. Late C16/C17, raised slightly later.
Cruck-framed coursed rubble stone and C20 shingle roof with rebuilt buff brick
end stacks. 3 ranges, 2 are 2 storeys and gable facing, the former 2 cottages
in front of former inn, with 1½ storey wing projecting right at joint of 2
ranges. Front faces right, but with plank door in wing facing road. Front
of former 2 cottages of 2 storeys of 2 3-light casements over 2-light, 4-light
2-light. Blank facing gable. Attic 1-light on right end of wing. Former inn
behind is 2 storeys of 3 2-light casements over 2 2-lights and to right, glazed
door within glazed porch. 1 storey C20 extension on right end of this range.
Further 2-light casements and glazed door to rear. Inside are 3 pairs of raised
cruck blades visible to the collars, tree trunk purlin in former cottages,
2 inglenooks, and possibly original plank doors. Formerly the Plough Inn.

Listing NGR: SP8304192246

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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