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26 and 28, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Harborough, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -0.9221 / 0°55'19"W

OS Eastings: 473299

OS Northings: 287379

OS Grid: SP732873

Mapcode National: GBR BSB.FPP

Mapcode Global: VHDQS.YYV4

Entry Name: 26 and 28, Church Street

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189634

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Town: Harborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 26 and 28
SP 7387 1/72

C17 or earlier, with later alterations. Coursed ironstone rubble. Modern pantiled
roof. 3 storeys. 4 windows width. Northern 2, sashes with glazing bars, the 1st
floor with keystones. Southern part has 1 modern leaded casement to top floor and
modern bay window with leaded glazing to 1st floor. 2 modern shop fronts ground
floor. Interesting cellars now inaccessible. Formerly part of an inn "The King's
Head". King Charles I is generally understood to have slept here during the night
preceding the Battle of Naseby.

Listing NGR: SP7330387376

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