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Shepherd's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Freeby, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7448 / 52°44'41"N

Longitude: -0.805 / 0°48'17"W

OS Eastings: 480768

OS Northings: 317022

OS Grid: SK807170

Mapcode National: GBR CQJ.TKJ

Mapcode Global: WHFK7.L8WL

Entry Name: Shepherd's Cottage

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189819

Location: Freeby, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Freeby

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Saxby with Stapleford and Wyfordby

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


(east side)
6/47 Shepherd's Cottage


Shepherd's cottage, now a house. Mid C19 with mid C20 additions.
Ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings and Westmorland slate
roofs. Chamfered plinth, string course, moulded eaves, coped and
crowstepped gables with kneelers, jettied first floor. Paired
single ridge and single lateral stacks with octagonal stalks. 2
storeys, 2 bays. L-plan. West front has to right, a chamfered
pointed doorway and to left, a 3 light mullioned and transomed
casement with a cellar opening below it. North side has to left,
a large mullioned and transomed casement and to right, a gabled
wing with a 4 centred arched door. Above, to right, a 3 light
mullioned and transomed casement. South side has to left, a
gabled wing with a mullioned and transomed casement on each
floor. In return angle to right, a C20 lean-to addition with 2
casements. East gable has a cellar opening and above it, a
mullioned and transomed casement on each floor. The gable is
topped with a pedimented single bellcote. This building was
designed as a shepherd's lodge forming part of the outbuildings
of Stapleford Park.

Listing NGR: SK8076817022

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