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Description: Grassmere Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148480
OS Grid Reference: SO9977337984
OS Grid Coordinates: 399773, 237984
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0403, -2.0047
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ASHTON UNDER HILL CP ELMLEY ROAD (east side)
SO 9837 - 9937
11/28 Grassmere Cottage
House. Late C16, restored and extended mid-C20. Timber-framed with
rendered infill on limestone rubble base and half-hipped thatched roof.
Two framed bays aligned north/south, large external chimney with brck
ridge stack at south end now enclosed by single-bay C20 addition which
continues main roofline. Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing:
two and three panels from sill to wall-plate, truncated collar and tie-
beam truss with struts at north end. West front elevation: windows are
all C20 leaded casements; the original part has two ground floor 2-light
windows, two eyebrow dormers with a 2-light and a 3-light window and the
main entrance to the left of the south bay which has a thatched porch on
timber posts and a C20 door. The additional bay to the south has a 3-light
ground floor window and an eyebrow dormer with a 2-light window. C20 lean-to
addition to full length of rear elevation. Interior retains its large fireplace.
Listing NGR: SO9977337984
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Source: English Heritage
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