Thatched Shop, 85 Main Street, Cossington (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7160, -1.1051
Date ListedFri 6th December, 1985
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 85 (Old Thatched Shop) Main Street Cossington LE7 4UW
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6054713529
Volume, Map, Item260, 7, 242
WardWreake Villages
Conservation AreaCossington

Cottage converted to shop. Late C16 and late C18 and C19 alterations and additions. Stone rubble and brick, internal timber framing, thatched roof. Single storey and attic. Two structural bays divided by crucks infilled to form partition. C19 single storey addition with slate lean-to roof against north gable wall. South gable end stack. Entrance doorway with brick jambs, C19 four panel door. Windows to either side now blocked, but possibly horizontal sliding sashes. Brick rear wall with doorway and horizontal barred sliding sash to right. Internally; crucks have upper and lower ties; stop chamfered bridging beams and exposed joists, stone flagged floors, inglenook fireplace, C19 shop fittings.

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.