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Post Office Thatched Cottage, Burton Overy

Description: Post Office Thatched Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191037

OS Grid Reference: SP6771297864
OS Grid Coordinates: 467712, 297864
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5744, -1.0023

Location: Main Street, Burton Overy, Leicestershire LE8 9DL

Locality: Burton Overy
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 9DL

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Listing Text

3/15 Thatched Cottage and Post
House and Post Office, formerly 5 cottages. C18, altered early C19.
Whitewashed rendered brick and thatch and Welsh slate roof with 3 brick ridge
stacks. 3 ranges, that to left of l 1/2 storeys, those to right of 2. Left
range has 4 2-light Gothic casements with Y tracery. Plank door far right. 4
similar eyebrow dormers 1/2 below eaves. Range in centre has a centre-opening
3-light casement both floors. Range to right has 2 2-light casements over
part-glazed door, 3-light horizontal sliding sash, 3-light casement, and part
glazed door. Cambered lintels to ground floor in centre and right ranges and
band in part on right range. Right end wall said to be of mud in part.
Chamfered beams inside.

Listing NGR: SP6771297864

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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