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Goscote Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Birstall, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6743 / 52°40'27"N

Longitude: -1.1271 / 1°7'37"W

OS Eastings: 459116

OS Northings: 308863

OS Grid: SK591088

Mapcode National: GBR FJ3.37

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.N1GN

Entry Name: Goscote Lodge

Listing Date: 9 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189506

Location: Birstall, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE4

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Birstall

Built-Up Area: Birstall

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/06/2015

SK 50 NE

No. 424A (Goscote Lodge)

(Formerly listed as No. 424A, LOUGHBOROUGH ROAD)

Lodge to Goscote Hall. Probably mid C19. Coursed rusticated granite rubble
with Swithland slate roof. Picturesque gothick style. Single storey. Entrance
front has small coped gabled porch with a four centred archway with hoodmould
in each side with tudor roses etc. in the spandrels. Over the principal arch
a panel decorated with trefoils, and the inscription "Vive Vivatque". Inner
doorway also a four centred arch. 2 2-light stone mullioned windows left of
the entrance, arched lights in squared hoodmoulds. Single window inside gable
wall with blank shield above. Elevation to Loughborough Road has gable to left
with canted bay window with mullioned lights and blank traceried parapet. Above
it a single square light with ornate foiled pattern. Right hand bay is recessed
and contains a single 2-light mullion: arched lights beneath a squared hoodmould.
Wood bargeboards with vine scroll decoration, and finials. Large central stack:
3 shafts each differently and ornately decorated with snakes, fish scales etc.

Listing NGR: SK5911608863

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