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Description: Newhouses Including Pigsty Immediately East of Nos 4 and 5
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101030
OS Grid Reference: SX7878461910
OS Grid Coordinates: 278784, 61910
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4445, -3.7085
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SX7861 - SX7961 COTT ROAD, SHINNER'S BRIDGE
13/117 Newhouses Nos 1,2 3 and 5
immediately east of Nos 4
Row of seven cottages, converted into 3, and with pigsty. Circa late C17,
converted into 3 cottages and extended at right end in C20. Local
limestone rubble. Steeply pitched slate roof with gabled ends and early
crested ridge tiles over Nos 4 and 5. Rendered stone rubble axial and
gable end stacks with slate weatherings and tapered tops.
Plan: Row of 1-room plan cottages; the axial and gable end stacks heat the
room on each floor, the ground floor fireplace apparently had a bread oven.
The front doorway may have been for direct entry to the rear and there are
now back doorways at first floor level. Converted into 3 cottages probably
in C20 and extended by one bay at the right end of No 5 in C20.
Exterior: First floor windows in small slate hung gables. Various
casements: Nos 1 and 2 retain their C19 2 and 3 light casements with
glazing bars and their plank doors and is slate hung below the centre first
floor window. No 3 has all C20 casements and C20 door and open timber
porch. Nos 4 and 5 (Orchard Cottage) have various C19/20 2 and 3 light
casements and a C20 plank door with shallow stone porch to left; at right
end a l-bay extension in matching style with small slate hung gable, but
with C20 garage on ground floor.
Interior: No 3 has chamfered light scantling cross beams and stone newel
staircase to side of stack with cambered timber door head at bottom of
stairs. Nos 4 and 5 have chamfered timber fireplace lintel and light
scantling rough cross beam. Roofs of Nos 3, 4 and 5 have collars lapped
and pegged to straight principals and trenched purlins; the roof space not
inspected. Interior of Nos 1 and 2 not inspected.
Including at rear of Nos 4 and 5 a small pigsty: stone rubble with
pyramidal slate roof; a small square on plan single cell building with
doorway on one side.
Listing NGR: SX7878461910
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