Description: Three Roofs Cottage
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308902
OS Grid Reference: SP4330688259
OS Grid Coordinates: 443306, 288259
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4905, -1.3636
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WOLVEY LEICESTER ROAD
SP 48 NW
4/36 Wolvey Heath
No 23 and 24 (Three Roofs
2 cottages, part of row of 3. Probably C17, with C19 and late C20 alterations;
C19 additions to left and right. Whitewashed pebbledashed puddled clay or mud
walling, patched with brick. Additions of whitewashed brick. Late C20 shingle
roofs; ridge stacks. Each cottage was originally one-unit plan, extended to
2-unit plan. One storey and attic. No 23 on right has 4 ground-floor windows.
Plank door and 2-light window with glazing bars to left have deep splayed
reveals. Late C20 casement throughout. Right part has lower roof. One- and
2-light cross-glazed casements have brick segmental arches. Irregular rear has
eyebrow dormers. Interior: room on left has old ceiling beam. Former open
fireplace. No 24, on left, has one- and 3-light cross-glazed casements in deep
splayed reveals. 2-storey addition to left has dentil cornice. 2-span old
plain-tile roof. C19 plank door on right. C20 open timber porch. Late C20
3-light casement with glazing bars. First floor has cross-glazed 3-light case-
ment. C20 single-storey range to left. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP4330688259
Source: English Heritage
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