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Description: Stanstead Cottages
Date Listed: 9 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 186391
OS Grid Reference: SD9146138974
OS Grid Coordinates: 391461, 438974
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8469, -2.1313
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SD 93 NW TRAWDEN
12/300 Nos 3, 4 and 5 Stanstead
Weavers' houses. c1800. Coursed watershot gritstone with dressed gritstone
surrounds and stone slate roof. Three storeys, two windows each, Nos 3 and 4
originally a pair with No 5 added soon after. All windows modern but in the
original openings, graduated in size through each floor. Modern ground floor lean-
to to No 4 otherwise complete front and back. Coped gables with kneelers, ridge
stacks. Interior: Nos 3 and 4 originally had a joint top floor loom shop (now
divided). Unusual roof truss to increase usable floor area visible in No 3. Queen
posts on tie in floor, V strut on collar. A good example of weavers' cottages of
a type unusual in the area.
Listing NGR: SD9146138974
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Source: English Heritage
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