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2, the Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5534 / 52°33'12"N

Longitude: -1.1606 / 1°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 457006

OS Northings: 295396

OS Grid: SP570953

Mapcode National: GBR 8ND.TN1

Mapcode Global: VHCT0.T2SV

Entry Name: 2, the Drive

Listing Date: 21 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188892

Location: Countesthorpe, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Countesthorpe

Built-Up Area: Countesthorpe

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Countesthorpe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


SP59 NE THE DRIVE (West Side)

1/22 No 2



House, formerly one of the cottage homes built by the Leicester Poor Law Union
in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick and Welsh slate roof with cruciform
plan. Main range of 3 bays and 2 storeys. Central bay projects forward, rear
extension is kitchen wing. "Queen Anne" style. Irregular fenestration mixing
2 and 3 light casements and sash windows, all with flat arched heads. Doorway
on left hand side of projecting bay in segmental archway. On the right hand
side of this bay the main roof is carried down in a catslide over a small
extension. Projecting brick gable end stacks. Brick sill bands and
pedimented central gable.

Listing NGR: SP5700695396

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