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Description: The Thatch
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189177
OS Grid Reference: SK5534810886
OS Grid Coordinates: 455348, 310886
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6928, -1.1825
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THURCASTON STATION ROAD
SK 51 SE
(North Side) CROPSTON
4/121 No.2 (The Thatch)
Cottage of C16/17, front refaced C20. Granite and slate rubble stone,
2 pairs of original cruck blades, some fake timber framing and thatch roof
with central ridge and end stacks. 1½ storeys of leaded light casements.
Thatched open porch centre right with door leading to cross passage. 2 small
C20 canted bays to left and a 1-light and a 2-light casement to right.
2 2-light dormers over. Fake timber-framed front applied. On left end a
2-light and a 3-light casement, with 3-light casement over. Ground floor
of rubble stone with brick dressings and gable of close-studding probably
applied later. Outshut with Swithland slate roof on right end with 2 2-light
casements and a 1-light casement in gable over; timber framing probably
also applied. Outshuts, door and casements to rear. 2 pairs of cruck
blades, 2 inglenooks with hoods and chamfered beams visible inside.
Listing NGR: SK5534810886
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Source: English Heritage
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