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Brickyard Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Measham, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7057 / 52°42'20"N

Longitude: -1.5033 / 1°30'11"W

OS Eastings: 433657

OS Northings: 312122

OS Grid: SK336121

Mapcode National: GBR 6HJ.BRY

Mapcode Global: WHCGT.W8B1

Entry Name: Brickyard Cottages

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187923

Location: Measham, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Measham

Built-Up Area: Measham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Measham St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

MEASHAM BOSWORTH ROAD
SK 31 SW
4/34 Nos. 1 - 6 Brickyard
Cottages (Consecutive)
GV II
Reputedly brick drying shed, now range of cottages, of c1800. Red
brick - Measham gobs - with brick eaves and band over arches and plain
tile roof with 2 rebuilt ridge stacks, end stack and C20 left end
projecting stack. Long range of 3 storeys, ground floor being row of
12 arches, some part blocked and all with garage or other doors. Above
is 7 window front of renewed or altered casements with mostly flat lintels.
Outshut on right end. Left end cottage (No. 1) and left end rendered.
Extensions and renewed casements to rear and C20 dormer on rear of No. 6.
Reputedly built as brick drying shed (Falconer, DOE Industrial Monuments
Survey, 1981, p2) and said locally to have been the brickyard where Wilkes
produced the Measham gobs.


Listing NGR: SK3365712122

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