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Cottage with Attached Forge, East Langton

Description: Cottage with Attached Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 191328

OS Grid Reference: SP7267492648
OS Grid Coordinates: 472674, 292648
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5269, -0.9302

Location: 2 Main Street, East Langton, Leicestershire LE16 7TL

Locality: East Langton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7TL

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Listing Text

SP 7292 & SP 7392
6/2 Cottage with attached


Cottage with attached Smithy. Early C17, early C19, C20. Timber-framed with cob
infill, now stuccoed. Slate roof with brick gable stacks. Bargeboarded north
gable. Tarred brick plinth. 1½ storeys, 2 bays. Single 3-light casement in west
wall, with above, 2 gabled dormers, with 2-light casements. Wooden corner post
visible at south-west corner. South gable end wall has off-centre doorway with
sloping hood on brackets, sheltering C20 part-glazed door and 2-light casement.
Above to right, a small casement in the attic. Interior: much altered in C19 and
C20, but ground floor has beam with incised date 1628. Upper floor has chamfered
beam with early C17 stop. 1½ storey addition to north. Brick, now rendered on
ironstone plinth. Slate roof with gable stack. Off-centre doorway with cambered
arch and plank door. To left, a blind opening and then a 2-light casement, both
with cambered arches. Above, 3 oblong blind openings.
VCH,V 195.

Listing NGR: SP7267492648

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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