3 Brook Street, Syston (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7001, -1.0775
Date ListedWed 19th May, 1976
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 3 Brook Street Syston LE7 1GD
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6243411777
Volume, Map, Item285, 9, 104
WardSyston West
Conservation AreaSyston

Cottage, dated 1686. Flemish bond brickwork with blue headers. Welsh slate roof a C19 heightening. Cobble plinth in gable wall. Two storeyed, two unit plan. Doorway slightly off centre, in renewed case, and outer renewed 3 light horizontally sliding sash windows on each floor. Original lower right hand window head visible; of less width, a straight vertical brick head. The original left hand lower window head is also evident, and the right hand limit of its window survives as a straight joint. Elaborately moulded brick string course, with dentils. Dated on a stone with initials N over I.I. This is the earliest dated brick cottage in the County. Gable end stacks.

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.