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Description: Abbey Cottage
Date Listed: 27 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183465
OS Grid Reference: SD7761246389
OS Grid Coordinates: 377612, 446389
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9132, -2.3423
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SD 74 NE SAWLEY
SD 776 463
3/146 Abbey Cottage
House, with late medieval remains. Rubble with roof of imitation stone
slates. 2 storeys. The north wall has 4 windows on each of 2 floors,
irregularly spaced and with plain reveals. The south wall has an outshut
and a projecting chimney stack at its left-hand end. A single-storey
gabled porch further right is a mid C20th replacement of a stair outshut.
To its left is one window, to its right 2. On the 1st floor are 2 windows.
All have plain reveals. The east gable is a mid C20th reconstruction,
with a chimney stack and with a window on each floor with chamfered
surround and Tudor-arched head. The west gable has a window with
chamfered surround and a central mullion, reconstructed. On the 1st floor
is a 3-light double hollow-chamfered mullioned window with round heads
to the lights and with a hood. Said to be a post-Reformation conversion
of part of the Abbot's House of Sawley Abbey (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SD7761446390
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Source: English Heritage
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