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3, the Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5537 / 52°33'13"N

Longitude: -1.1607 / 1°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 457002

OS Northings: 295420

OS Grid: SP570954

Mapcode National: GBR 8ND.TLP

Mapcode Global: VHCT0.T2RP

Entry Name: 3, the Drive

Listing Date: 21 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188893

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)

1/23 No. 3



House, formerly one of the cottage homes built by the Leicester Poor Law Union
in 1884. Architect I Baradale. Brick with Welsh slate roof, cruciform plan.
4 irregular bays on the main elevation with the kitchen wing extending out at
the rear and one gabled bay left of the centre projecting forward. Irregular
fenestration mixing 1, 2 and 3 light casement windows with some mullions and
transoms. Other are vertical sashes. All have flat arched heads. Top half
of projecting bay is painted plaster and wood. To the left of this is a
decorative chimney stack with brick stack surmounted by pitched slate roof
with gables. This is supported on a modillion course. Rising from this base
are two brick flues diagonally set. The right hand gable, facing onto the
drive has two deeply recessed windows each under gauged brick arches with
voussoirs and brick hood moulds above. To the right of the projecting bay is
a brick and Welsh slate porch, in a "muscular" style.

Listing NGR: SP5700295420

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