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1, the Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5532 / 52°33'11"N

Longitude: -1.1604 / 1°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 457020

OS Northings: 295375

OS Grid: SP570953

Mapcode National: GBR 8ND.TPD

Mapcode Global: VHCT0.T3W0

Entry Name: 1, the Drive

Listing Date: 21 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188891

Location: Countesthorpe, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Countesthorpe

Built-Up Area: Countesthorpe

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Countesthorpe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

COUNTESTHORPE

SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)

1/21 No. 1

21.9.81

GV II

House, one of the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes built by the Leicester Poor Law
Union in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick with plain tiled roof. Cruciform
plan with main range of 3 bays, 2 storeys. Central bay projects forward,
kitchen wing extends out at the back. "Queen Anne" style. Main elevation has
irregular fenestration with a mixture of 2, 3, 4 and 5 light windows with
timber mullions. Each light consists of a small vertical sash window. The
ground floor of the protecting bay has a 3 light moulded stone mullioned and
transomed window. On the left hand side of the central bay is a brick porch
with a tiled roof supported on a short circular stone pillar. The right hand
bay has a gabled dormer window rising from the eaves. Gable stacks.


Listing NGR: SP5702095375

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