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Shakespeare Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunstone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6187 / 52°37'7"N

Longitude: -1.1801 / 1°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 455605

OS Northings: 302642

OS Grid: SK556026

Mapcode National: GBR F4R.J4

Mapcode Global: WHDJH.VF7S

Entry Name: Shakespeare Public House

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188921

Location: Braunstone, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE3

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Braunstone

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Braunstone Town St Crispin with Thorpe Astley

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BRAUNSTONE BRAUNSTONE LANE
SK 50 SE
5/1 Shakespeare Public House

GV II

Public house. C17, the porch dated 1655. C19 and C20 alterations and exten-
sions. Timber-frame with angle bracing and whitewashed brick nogging, part
herringbone; blackened granite rubble plinth; thatched roof with whitewashed
chimney of narrow brick between left bays. l½ storeys, 3 bays. C20 3-light
leaded casements, those to first floor in thatch. Lobby entry between left
bays, with old board door and dated porch. Porch has timber jambs with top
ends shaped into brackets, moulded lintel with date and small central pendant,
and half-hipped thatch roof. Right gable end of range is rebuilt in brick;
left end has C19 and C20 whitewashed brick extension, of 2 storeys and approxi-
mately 3 bays, under thatch roof. C20 leaded casements and double doors in
brick surround. Further extensions to rear around courtyard. Interior of C17
part retains timber-framing in partitions and part of rear wall. Chamfered
spine beams with some stops. Chimney has stop-chamfered wooden lintel to left,
and ovolo-moulded lintel to right.


Listing NGR: SK5560502642

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