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Elizabeth Cottages, Shawell

Description: Elizabeth Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 191451

OS Grid Reference: SP5458180322
OS Grid Coordinates: 454581, 280322
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4182, -1.1989

Locality: Shawell
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 6AE

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/39 Nos 1, 2,and 3
21/02/79 (Elizabeth Cottages)

- II

Row of 3 cottages. C17, C18 with C20 alterations. Timber-framed
with brick infill, No 3 refronted in brick. Partial stone
plinth. Thatched roof with 1 gable stack, 2 ridge stacks, 2
storeys. West front: 6 bays of square framing with braces with,
to right, 3 bays of brick. From left to right: No 1, 3 bay, has
a doorway with thatched canopy and C20 plank door. To right a
C20 3-light casement with flat arch. Above, a similar window,
with to left a panel with exposed wattle and daub. Attached to
left a C20 single-storey, brick and plain titled extension. No
2, 3 bays, has a doorway with thatched canopy and 6-panel door.
To left a 3-light casement with flat arch. Above, a similar
window. No 3, 3 bays, has a doorway with thatched canopy and 4-
panel door. To left, a 2-light casement with cambered arch. To
right, a 3-light casement with flat arch. Above to left, a 3-
light casement and to right, a 3-light casement, both with flat
arches. Attached to right a C20 single-storey brick and slate
roofed extension.
INTERIOR: No. 1 has exposed main beam and joists, with stops.
No 2 is said to have similar beams and joists.

Listing NGR: SP5458180322

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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