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Description: Rose Grove
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 101189
OS Grid Reference: SX8605755096
OS Grid Coordinates: 286057, 55096
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3847, -3.6041
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16/276 LOWER STREET
Cottage. Circa late C17. Rendered stone rubble. Thatched roof with
gabled ends. Rendered stacks at the gable ends with slate weathering, the
left hand stack heightened in brick.
Plan: 2-room plan with a central entrance into a lobby, each room heated
from a gable end stack, the left hand room was the kitchen with a newel
stair to the side of the stack and the right hand room (at the road end)
was the parlour. The house is situated at right angles to the road. A
small C20 single storey extension at the left hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front. Circa early C19 3-light
casements with glazing bars, the ground floor slightly larger, the first
floor left hand window has a chamfered timber listed with a step stop.
Central doorway with a Cl9 flush panel over the top panels glazed.
The large single storey outbuilding built against the back wall are
originally another cottage (old illustration) but is now a garage.
Interior: Roughly chamfered cross-beams and chamfered joists. The right
hand room has a large chamfered timber fireplace lintel with a pronounced,
almost elliptical camber and run-out stops. Fireplace in left hand room
with similar lintel and a stone-lined oven. Window staircase in left hand
room at right hand side of the stack at the rear. Small niche in the rear
wall of the left hand room of unknown purpose but possibly a screen over or
lower. Old plank doors and a stud partition between the 2 ground floor
The roof is said to have been entirely replaced recently (survey 1987).
Listing NGR: SX8605755096
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Source: English Heritage
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