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Number 1, the House That Jack Built or Gore Lodge with Attached Stables and Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lubenham, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4793 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -0.9612 / 0°57'40"W

OS Eastings: 470646

OS Northings: 287326

OS Grid: SP706873

Mapcode National: GBR BS8.HT0

Mapcode Global: VHDQS.9Y67

Entry Name: Number 1, the House That Jack Built or Gore Lodge with Attached Stables and Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191377

Location: Lubenham, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Lubenham

Built-Up Area: Lubenham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Lubenham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 7087-7187 (west side)

7/50 No 1, The House That Jack
Built or Gore Lodge with
attached stables and cottage

- II

House, former farmhouse. C18,converted to hunting box with attached stables and
cottage, in Free style in 1875 by R W Edis. Some C20 alterations. Brick. Plain
tile roofs. 2 ridge stacks and a gable stack. 2 storeys with attics. East
front: 6 irregular bays. Off-centre doorway with gabled porch with bargeboards,
finial and openwork screen incorporating plank gate. Part-glazed plank door. To
left, two 2-light casements and to right a similar window, followed by a gabled
projecting bay with 3-light casement all with cambered arches. Above, to left of
doorway, two 2-light casements with cambered arches. Then a partially obscured
date, 17?? in burnt headers, followed by a single light casement with cambered
arch. To lower left of this a blocked window with cambered arch. To right of
porch, a 3-light casement and to right again in the half-timbered projecting bay,
a 3-light casement. In the attic storey, 2 timbered dormers with bargeboarded
gables and a 3-light casement each. Adjoining the house to north, a single storey
block with 2-light casement with cambered arch, and C20 double garage doors. A
brick wall c 2.5 m high with set of double gates, links this to the cottage at
rear of the house. Adjoining the house at rear, 2 stable ranges running west and
then returning north to join the cottage. Both ranges of brick with Welsh slate
roofs, very slightly altered. West range, 2 storeys, 9 bays with, from left to
right, a former carriage entrance with cambered arch, partially blocked, with C20
double garage doors. Then a through passage, followed by 7 bays of alternating
stable doors and 2-light sliding sashes, all with cambered arches. Above, a hay-
loft, with off-centre plank door with, to left, three 2-light sliding sashes, and
to right 2 similar windows. North range, single storey, 12 bays of regularly
placed stable doors and 2-light sliding sashes, all with cambered arches. Adjoin-
ing to north is the cottage. Brick and tile. Plain tile roof with gable stack.
Brick plinth. North front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central doorway with cambered
arch and plank door. To left a single light casement and beyond a 3-light case-
ment. To right a 2-light casement. All with cambered arches. First storey hung
with ornamental tiles. Central single light casement with to left, a gabled
dormer with 2-light casement. To right a 2-light casement. There is a Victorian
dog kennel against the north wall of the churchyard of brick with a wrought iron
caged area.
The Building News, March 9, 1877.

Listing NGR: SP7064687326

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