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Description: Porch Cottage and Outbuildings at Rear
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 130972
OS Grid Reference: SP1908919874
OS Grid Coordinates: 419089, 219874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8771, -1.7241
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LITTLE RISSINGTON LITTLE RISSINGTON VILLAGE
8/241 Porch Cottage and outbuildings
at rear (now incorporating
25.8.60 building formerly listed as
Cottage (resembling dovecot) etc)
One of a pair of cottages, (originally one house), formerly partly
a dovecote. Late C17-early C18. Cottage; coursed roughly squared
and dressed limestone. Dovecote/cottage; bands of orange and
cream coloured limestone, coursed and roughly squared with dressed
stone quoins, further outbuildings at right angles adjoining
Wisteria Cottage (q.v.). Stone slate roof to main body, concrete
tile and corrugated asbestos to the extensions at the rear. Ashlar
stack and stump of ashlar stack; C20 artificial stone stack.
Rectangular plan with lean-to extension with concrete tile roof at
rear. Cottage; 2 storeys. Dovecote; 1 1/2 storeys with forward
facing gable. Single double-chamfered, 3-light stone-mullioned
casement with stopped hood to the cottage. Similar 3-light
casement to gable and ground floor of the dovecote/cottage. Two
C20 glazed doors to the ground floor. Open-sided C20 porch with
weatherboarded gable (porch with stone pillars modelled on turned
woodwork mentioned in previous list description removed c1950).
Three-light wooden casement between the two doorways. Blocked
pigeon holes and projecting landing platforms to forward facing
gable, similar holes and landing platforms to the left gable end.
Blocked window towards the apex of the left-hand gable. Two-storey
extension at right angles at rear formerly used to house bull.
Stable type door with timber lintel to the ground floor, small
shuttered opening with a timber lintel to upper right. Single-
storey store with early vertical planking with fillets at the front
to left. The early plank boarding at the front of these
outbuildings is a rare survival. Interior of house not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP1908919874
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Source: English Heritage
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