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Description: Chapel Cottage and Sunnyside Cottage
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100772
OS Grid Reference: SX7731842644
OS Grid Coordinates: 277318, 42644
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2710, -3.7229
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6/75 Chapel Cottage and Sunnyside
G. V. II
Pair of cottages. Circa mid C17 with C19 addition. Stone rubble and cob walls
rendered at the front. Gable ended thatch roof. Brick stack on rubble base at
left gable end, rendered brick stack at right-hand end. 2 rendered rubble
projecting rear lateral stacks.
Plan: presently 2 2-room plan cottages, Chapel Cottage to the left is larger:
may have originated as one 3-room-and-through-passage plan house with Sunnyside
Cottage now occupying the lower end to the right which has been divided into 2
rooms and has a rear lateral stack. Chapel Cottage would then consist of the
original hall and inner room, the hall heated by a fireplace on the rear wall with
newel stair adjoining and the inner room with a fireplace on the end wall and
possible blocked newel stair behind it. Small C19 outshut built behind centre of
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 : 2 window front. Chapel Cottage to the
left has C20 2-light casements on the 1st floor, the 2 right-hand ones without
glazing bars. On the ground floor are 2 large later C20 2-light casements to the
left and a C19 3-light casement to the right. C20 leanto open fronted porch at
its right-hand end with early C19 6-panel door behind. Left-hand end wall has
semi-circular projection behind stack. Sunnyside Cottage to the right has late
C20 p,V.C. 2-light casements and a gabled porch with glazed door. Rear elevation
has stair projection at centre with C19 outshut to its left.
Interior: Chapel Cottage has timber newel stairs behind right-hand room. Beams
have been replaced and old fireplaces altered. Feet of principals visible on lst
floor may be original but look very rough.
Listing NGR: SX7731842644
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Source: English Heritage
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