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Cottage with Attached Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in East Langton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5269 / 52°31'36"N

Longitude: -0.9302 / 0°55'48"W

OS Eastings: 472674

OS Northings: 292648

OS Grid: SP726926

Mapcode National: GBR BRQ.KMM

Mapcode Global: VHDQL.TRL8

Entry Name: Cottage with Attached Forge

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191328

Location: East Langton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: East Langton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Church Langton with Tur Langton

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

EAST LANGTON EAST LANGTON
SP 7292 & SP 7392
6/2 Cottage with attached
forge

GV II

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

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