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The Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Kegworth, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8359 / 52°50'9"N

Longitude: -1.2804 / 1°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 448571

OS Northings: 326724

OS Grid: SK485267

Mapcode National: GBR 7HM.73B

Mapcode Global: WHDH9.9ZJB

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358164

Location: Kegworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Kegworth

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Kegworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

KEGWORTH HIGH STREET
SK 4826-4926
11/117 No 23 (The Gables)
- II
-
House. Late C18, with C19 extensions to rear wing, and late C19 alterations to
front. Red brick on rubble stone base, C20 plain tiles to front pitch, C20
interlocking tiles to rear. Brick gable copings and chimneys renewed C20.
L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3 bay front. Brick eaves cornice with corbelled
dentils, painted white. Late C19 sashes without glazing bars, slightly wider
than original openings but retaining original painted heads of gauged brick with
keystones. 5 stone steps lead up to central C19 6-panelled top-lit door in
moulded wooden frame with panelled frieze. Late C19 gabled timber porch. Attic
casements in gable ends. Rear of main block has projection to right with 2
gables, and C19 lean-to to left. Centre gable has tall staircase window.
Projecting from right gable is a 2-storey bay of slightly later date than main
block, with 3-light horizontal sashes, the upper window transomed and small-
paned. Later 2-light window to ground floor left. This bay has C19 extension
with 6-light horizontal sash to oversailing upper storey, probably used as work-
shop, with door in gable end. Interior of house has C18 staircase with turned
balusters, moulded handrail and closed string. C19 doorcases. Kitchen in rear
wing has altered fireplace and built-in dresser shelves with slender turned
supports.


Listing NGR: SK4857126724

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