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Description: Maltkiln Cottage
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165985
OS Grid Reference: SE9834807603
OS Grid Coordinates: 498348, 407603
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5558, -0.5168
SE 9807 BROUGHTON B 1208
18/26 Maltkin Cottage
(formerly listed as House
6.11.67 dated 1715)
House. 1715 on datestone. Brick in Flemish bond, lower courses rendered;
colour-washed. No roof covering at time of resurvey. 2-room central
entrance-hall plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays; symmetrical. Central bay breaks
forward, with recessed half-glazed door and overlight beneath rubbed-brick
flat arch. 12-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves beneath rubbed brick
flat arches (all ground-floor openings boarded-up at time of resurvey).
Painted carved stone tablet over door has a moulded round-arched recessed
panel inscribed: N with a pair of interlocking hearts in the centre; a
rough band below may represent an erasure. Deep modillion brick eaves
cornice; upper mouldings to central bay somewhat damaged. Raised brick-
coped gables with brick band forming raking cornice to left return. Rebuilt
end stacks. Right return has plain board attic door with wrought-iron strap
hinges beneath timber lintel. Rear has stepped and cogged brick eaves
cornice. Interior. Good open-well staircase with ramped corniced handrail,
pulvino corniced string, plain newels and bulb-on-vase balusters. Stairhall
and first-floor rooms have bold cyma recta plaster cornices, somewhat
damaged. Architraves to doors and windows. Boxed-in spine beams to ground
floor. 8-bay clasped purlin oak roof with arched collars. An unusually
stylish rural house retaining many original details. Empty and in decay at
time of resurvey.
Listing NGR: SE9834807603
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Source: English Heritage
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