Description: Mechanics Cottage and Adjacent Cottage (Opposite Old Stables)
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 194168
OS Grid Reference: TF0257326571
OS Grid Coordinates: 502573, 326571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8269, -0.4791
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IRNHAM SWINSTEAD ROAD
TF 0226-0326 (east side)
13/194 Mechanics Cottage
and adjacent cottage
Originally 3 cottages, now 2. C16, early C17, altered C19, C20.
Lower left hand cottage had timber frame now cased in coursed
limestone rubble. Pantile roof with 2 brick gable stacks.
Single storey plus attics, 3 bay front having central planked
door with C20 wooden porch flanked by single C20 3 light
casements. To first floor a single similar 2 light window. In
the roof are 2 gabled dormers having 2 light windows and leaded
cheeks. To the left a lower 3 bay unit belongs to the C16 phase
and contains planked door, 2 light casement and fixed light. All
openings have timber lintels. To left hand gable the wall plate
and centre post of timber frame can be seen behind C20 imitation
framing. Interior of C17 cottage has chamfered beams with ogee
and shield shaped stops.
Listing NGR: TF0257326571
Source: English Heritage
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