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Description: Gable Cottage
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189106
OS Grid Reference: SK5191509909
OS Grid Coordinates: 451915, 309909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6844, -1.2335
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NEWTOWN LINFORD MAIN STREET
SK 50 NW
(South West Side)
5/54 No. 32 (Gable Cottage)
Cottage of C16/early C17. Square panelled timber framing, herringbone and
other red brick nogging, part granite & slate rubble stone plinth and
walling, and Swithland slate roof with rebuilt ridge and end stacks. Two
storeys to left, gable facing, 1 storey centre and 1½ right, gable
facing. Left gable 4 x 4 panels with 2 2-light casements 1st floor and
casements left end. Return of 3 panels with 5-light and 2-light casement
above. Diagonal 2-light casment in corner. Centre of 5 panels and door,
with 1-light and 3-light casements and dormer above. 3 panel right gable
with 3-light casement in attic. Doors and casements to rear with part
stone walling and part of cruck frame visible. Inside chamfered beams and
massive rafters. An exceptionally picturesque, well preserved, and unrestored
example of the local architecture of the time.
Listing NGR: SK5191509909
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Source: English Heritage
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