209 - 215 Forest Road, Woodhouse (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7315, -1.2036
Date ListedWed 1st June, 1966
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressHerrick Almshouses 209-215 Forest Road Woodhouse LE12 8TZ
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5388815228
Volume, Map, Item286, 1, 171
WardForest Bradgate
Conservation AreaWoodhouse Forest Road

Range of four cottages, originally almshouses of 1856. Slate rubble stone with stone dressings and Swithland slate roof with blue flashing tiles and end finials. Barge boards on gables. Central ridge and end stacks on rear of clustered ashlar flues. Long symmetrical range of one storey, roof higher and hipped in centre and half hipped on ends. At ends of central section two slight doorway projections with hipped roofs above eaves and M.A.H. and A.D. 1856 with stone coats of arms in section above eaves. Oak mullion and transom leaded light windows: from left: 3 light, 1 light, door with ‘Offer unto God thanksgiving’ carved over, canted bay with small gable over, similar bay, 1 light, similar door, 1 light, 3 light.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.