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424a Loughborough Road, Birstall (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6742, -1.1271
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 424A Loughborough Road Birstall LE4 3EE
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5911608863
Volume, Map, Item285, 5, 42
WardBirstall Wanlip

Lodge to Goscote Hall. Probably mid C19. Coursed rusticated granite rubble with Swithland slate roof. Picturesque gothic style. Single storey. Entrance front has small coped gabled porch with a four centred archway with hoodmould in each side with Tudor roses etc. in the spandrels. Over the principal arch a panel decorated with trefoils, and the inscription ?Vive Vivatque?. Inner doorway also a four centre arch. Two 2 light stone mullioned windows left of the entrance, arched lights in squared hoodmoulds. Single window inside gable wall with blank shield above. Elevation to Loughborough Road has gable to left with canted bay window with mullioned lights and blank traceried parapet. Above it a single square light with ornate foiled pattern. Right hand bay is recessed and contains a single 2 light mullion: arched lights beneath a squared hoodmould. Wood bargeboards with vine scroll decoration, and finials. Large central stack: 3 shafts each differently and ornately decorated with snakes, fish scales etc.

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.

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