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Latitude: 52.6152 / 52°36'54"N
Longitude: -0.9021 / 0°54'7"W
OS Eastings: 474429
OS Northings: 302500
OS Grid: SK744025
Mapcode National: GBR BQT.0R6
Mapcode Global: WHFKS.3JPH
Entry Name: The Old Cottage Farmhouse
Listing Date: 8 May 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1360996
English Heritage Legacy ID: 190626
Location: Skeffington, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE7
Civil Parish: Skeffington
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Skeffington St Thomas Becket
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 70 SW MAIN STREET (East Side)
4/98 The Old Cottage Farmhouse
Cottage. Early Cl7 with early C18 extension to south, and C19 wing to rear.
Coursed ironstone rubble, the C18 extension has facade of brick with burnt
headers. Cruck framed, thatched roof throughout. 1½ storeyed, L plan. On the
front elevation -the original bay is to the left and contains a doorway and
2-light eyebrow dormer above. 1 3-light casement window with small panes and
some original glazing, with steep cambered brick arched head in the C18 brick
right hand bay. Coped gable to south, and gable wall partially re-built with
breeze blocks suggesting possible former mud wall. In the north wall rear
wing, 1 3-light casement window to each floor, the upper with small panes
and original glazing. C19 wing beyond, brick with Welsh slate roof. The rear
of the main range is entirely of ironstone rubble to ground floor, rendered
above. Doorway and new windows to ground floor. 2 swept dormers above. Projecting
right hand bay contains 3-light casement window to ground floor, and 2-light
dormer completely within the roof slope. 2 brick axial stacks.
Listing NGR: SK7442902500
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