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Description: Spring Cottage Including Outbuilding Adjoining West
Date Listed: 5 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 191443
OS Grid Reference: SP6176983396
OS Grid Coordinates: 461769, 283396
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4450, -1.0926
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SP 68 SW NORTH KILWORTH CRAMER LANE
5/31 Spring Cottage including
House with attached outbuilding. C17 or possibly earlier,
altered in C18 and C19. Timber-framed and cob, faced and partly
rebuilt in painted brick. Gable-ended thatched roof with deep
eaves reclad in corrugated asbestos sheets; outbuilding has
corrugated iron sheet roof. Brick axial and gable end stacks.
PLAN: 3-room house, the centre and left-hand rooms heated from
back-to-back fireplaces in an axial stack; the right-hand (east)
room has a gable end stack. Integral outbuilding open to roof
at left (west) end.
INTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 4 window south front,
plus outbuilding to left. Ground floor 3 large C19 4-pane
sashes. 3 small C19 2-light attic casements above, 2 of which
break eaves, and larger sash to left. Doorways to left and
right, the right panelled, the left with weatherboarded porch and
canopy. Outbuilding on left weatherboarded and with large double
doors. Rear elevation not inspected.
INTERIOR: All 3 ground floor rooms have boxed - in axial beams,
said to be chamfered. The centre room has large fireplace with
high level chamfered timber lintel covered by circa C18 moulded
mantel shelf. The roof is ceiled and only the side purlins are
exposed in chambers. The outbuilding has cob walls and jowled
post at back with brace to tie-beam and large principles on to
which is lapped an halved collar; originally a closed truss.
Listing NGR: SP6176983396
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Source: English Heritage
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