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Description: Thrift Cottage
Date Listed: 25 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 100012
OS Grid Reference: SX8231742123
OS Grid Coordinates: 282317, 42123
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2673, -3.6526
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SX84SW Thrift Cottage
Cottage, formerly a pair of cottages. Probably late C17 or early C18,
extended in circa C18. Painted stone rubble, partly rendered possibly over
cob. Thatched roof gabled at right hand east end and hipped at left end.
Large rendered right hand gable stack with slate weathering and smaller
stone rubble axial stack also with slate weathering and both with yellow
clay louvred pots.
Plan: Situated at right angles to road. 2-room plan with a central passage
or unheated room. The right hand room heated from a gable end stack, left
hand room which might be an C18 extension is heated from an axial stack
backing onto the central passage or unheated room. It was formerly 2
cottages but has been converted into one house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical. 3-window south front, 2 windows at the
right hand end and one on the ground floor at the left end. C20 2-light
casements without glazing bars. Doorway to right of centre with C20 glazed
door and C20 porch. C20 windows on left hand west end. No windows at
Interior: Later exposed ceiling joists but no main beams. Left hand west
room has cambered unchamfered fireplace lintel. Right hand room has C20
fireplace in end stack. Feet of straight principal rafters exposed in first
Listing NGR: SX8231742123
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Source: English Heritage
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