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Cossington Grange, Syston Road, Cossington (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7113, -1.1086
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressCossington Grange Syston Road Cossington LE7 4UZ
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK6032113003

Large cottage style Country House with a cluster of Barns. Perhaps late C18 in origin with late C19 Domestic Revival inspired alterations. Mellow red brick with flat brick arches to window openings. Gable and internal ridge stacks with Victorian pots may indicate extent of original building. Change of brick colour on centreline of 1st floor windows further indicates substantial remodelling. Swithland slate pitched roof. 2 storeys. Generally side hung 2 light casement windows each with 4 panes. On the ground floor, 2 storey height canted bay windows framing main entrance, each with a pitched slate roof Panelled entrance door with semi-circular fanlight over. Stripped classical casing with entablature carried on scroll brackets.
Adjacent barns probably late C18. Part Mountsorrel granite, part mellow red brick. Swithland slate pitched roofs.

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.

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