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Old Hall Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5106 / 52°30'38"N

Longitude: -1.1953 / 1°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 454712

OS Northings: 290600

OS Grid: SP547906

Mapcode National: GBR 8NX.QLN

Mapcode Global: VHCT6.75G7

Entry Name: Old Hall Cottage

Listing Date: 29 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191169

Location: Dunton Bassett, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Dunton Bassett

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Dunton Bassett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

DUNTON BASSETT MAIN STREET (East Side)
SP59 SW
3/20 Old Hall Cottage

GV II
Cottage, formerly three dwellings, forming a row at right angles to the
street. The earliest is C17, the others probably later additions of the C18
to Cl9. The earliest unit is timber framed, partially rendered over but
probably with brick panel infill, and thatched roof. Other units also
rendered probably over brick with low pitched Welsh slate roofs. Original
block is of post and truss construction with two unit plan, six panels long
and three high, though some of the members are now rendered over. No sill
beam is visible above the granite plinth. Some straight arch bracing at
angles and centrally. Lean-to porch addition at ground floor level, but a
2-light casement window to each floor beyond it. Curved arch braces in the
gable, and curved principals, which cross at the apex. Queen struts below the
collar, a King strut above it. Central doorway to rear is flanked by 3-light
casement windows. Axial stack. The doorway in the front elevation is in a
large modern gabled porch at junction of this unit and the lower later block
beyond. Both the later parts are of single unit plan with gable end stacks
though one of these has been removed, and each has a single 3-light casement
window on each floor.


Listing NGR: SP5471290600

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