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Description: Bridge Cottage
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101383
OS Grid Reference: SX7155058302
OS Grid Coordinates: 271550, 58302
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4105, -3.8091
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4/472 Bridge Cottage
Toll house, now an estate cottage. Circa 1830-40, depicted on the 1840 Black
Hall estate map. Lined rough rendered stone rubble; slate hung rear
elevation. Grouted scantle slate roof, the deep eaves with exposed end of
rafters, 3-sided hipped roof to front and the roof span at right angles at the
rear with gabled ends at the sides. Rendered central axial stack with moulded
yellow clay chimney pot.
Plan: Overall 2 room plan comprising a 2 storey 1-room plan with canted front
and a slightly wider cross wing behind of 2 storeys and a basement to the
lower ground level at the back. The kitchen and services are at the back and
the front room has a central doorway probably with direct access. The road
at the front is built up at higher level for the adjacent bridge over the
Exterior: 2 storeys at the front and 2 storeys and basement at the back. 3-
sided canted front with C19 8-pane casements, the right hand first floor
replaced with a 6-pane casement, centre first floor a blind recessed panel and
doorway below with a C19 plank door. Band at first floor level continues
around the right and left hand returns which have recessed panelled elevations
that are gabled and slightly advanced towards the rear where the ground level
drops down to a lower basement level. C 19 casements and blind windows at the
sides. Slate hung rear elevation; central lower ground floor doorway with a
half glazed door, 16-pane casement above and a blind panel on the top floor.
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX7155058302
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Source: English Heritage
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