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Description: Rockery Cottage
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 181940
OS Grid Reference: SD5289773842
OS Grid Coordinates: 352897, 473842
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1582, -2.7228
SD 57 SW PRIEST HUTTON WHITEBECK LANE
4/174 Rockery Cottage
2. 5. 1968
House, C17th. Pebbledashed rubble with steep slate roof. 2-unit plan with
gable stacks and former central entry, the entrance now being through a
modern extension against the left-hand gable. 2 storeys, 3 windows on
ground floor, 2 on 1st floor, all modern with plain reveals except left-hand
ground-floor window which is of 3-lights and rebated and chamfered with
mullions. Left-hand chimney cap is round, on a square base which is carried
on a wooden corbelled frame beneath the apex. At the rear are later lean-to
extensions and windows with plain reveals.
Interior. Left-hand room has former firehood bressumer and a C18th moulded
shouldered fireplace with moulded cornice mantel. Rising from this room is a
spiral stair of old wood. Visible in the partition wall between the 2 units
on the 1st floor is an upper cruck rising from a ground-floor ceiling beam.
It has a light collar and redundant halvings, which indicate re-use. The
eaves have been raised and the house is said to have been thatched within
Listing NGR: SD5289773842
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Source: English Heritage
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