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Plough Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5218 / 52°31'18"N

Longitude: -0.7775 / 0°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 483041

OS Northings: 292246

OS Grid: SP830922

Mapcode National: GBR CT8.VMY

Mapcode Global: VHDQP.GWT5

Entry Name: Plough Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190925

Location: Drayton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Drayton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SP 89 SW MAIN STREET (North Side)

6/23 Plough Cottage


Cottage, formerly inn and 2 cottages. Late C16/C17, raised slightly later.
Cruck-framed coursed rubble stone and C20 shingle roof with rebuilt buff brick
end stacks. 3 ranges, 2 are 2 storeys and gable facing, the former 2 cottages
in front of former inn, with 1½ storey wing projecting right at joint of 2
ranges. Front faces right, but with plank door in wing facing road. Front
of former 2 cottages of 2 storeys of 2 3-light casements over 2-light, 4-light
2-light. Blank facing gable. Attic 1-light on right end of wing. Former inn
behind is 2 storeys of 3 2-light casements over 2 2-lights and to right, glazed
door within glazed porch. 1 storey C20 extension on right end of this range.
Further 2-light casements and glazed door to rear. Inside are 3 pairs of raised
cruck blades visible to the collars, tree trunk purlin in former cottages,
2 inglenooks, and possibly original plank doors. Formerly the Plough Inn.

Listing NGR: SP8304192246

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