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Oak Cottage and Garden Cottage and Former Barn Adjoining, Wennington

Description: Oak Cottage and Garden Cottage and Former Barn Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182492

OS Grid Reference: SD6173170093
OS Grid Coordinates: 361731, 470093
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1253, -2.5870

Location: Lodge Lane, Wennington, Lancashire LA2 8NW

Locality: Wennington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 8NW

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW
Oak Cottage and Garden Cottage and
5/192 former barn adjoining

Two houses, both late C17th but with straight joint between. Sandstone
rubble,with stone slate roof 2 storeys. Windows have mullions and are
rebated and chamfered except for those on the lst floor of, Oak Cottage,
which are chamfered. Oak Cottage, at the right, has ground-floor windows
of 3 and 2 lights and ones of 3 and one lights above. The door, at the
left, has a chamfered surround with battlemented lintel inscribed: 'WCS
1684'. Adjoining to the right and with a slightly lower roof is a former
barn, now part of the house. It has a wide entrance with segmental arch,
and a blocked door at the right with plain reveals. Garden Cottage, at the
left, has a 3-light re-tooled window on the ground floor. On the 1st floor
are 2 windows of 3 lights. At the right is a door with chamfered surround
and battlemented lintel inscribed: 'MCS 1910'. To its right is a blocked
one-light window. Chimney on gable of each house, the left-hand one with
projecting stack. Inside, Oak Cottage has main ceiling joists replaced in
pine, and recesses for a spice cupboard and bread oven in its gable wall.
Interior of Garden Cottage said to contain no early features.

Listing NGR: SD6173170093

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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