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Description: Norman Cottage
Date Listed: 30 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195345
OS Grid Reference: TF3600698764
OS Grid Coordinates: 536006, 398764
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4681, 0.0474
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TF 39 NE MARSH CHAPEL CHURCH LANE
6/38 Norman Cottage
Curate's house, now house. c.1870, entirely in fanciful Norman
Revival Style, C20 alterations and extension. Red brick with
pantile roof having raised coped gables, 2 round gable and single
square ridge stacks. Cruciform plan. Single storey with attics,
having herringbone courses to base, clasping pilaster buttresses
to angles, scalloped corbels to eaves and verge, and also to
gable a zone of angled textured brickwork. Side walls of
projecting centre bay are enriched with intersecting blank
arcading. 8 bay front arranged 3:3:2 the middle bays advanced
and gabled. Central planked door with elaborate wrought iron
hinges with semi-circular head and dogtooth and chevron moulding
to the reveals with paired moulded angle shafts, flanked by
single plain fixed lights. To first floor are 2 plain casements.
These windows have round heads, moulded reveals and angle shafts.
To gable a small plain fixed light. To left a wider plain
casement window is flanked by single fixed lights having moulded
angle shafts and semi-circular heads. To right are 2 similar
windows. Above are single through eaves gabled dormers having
single plain casements, moulded round heads and angle shafts.
All the specials used in the brick construction are moulded. To
the right is a C20 extension in a matching style. Interior
retains a moulded brick fireplace with semi-circular Norman arch,
zigzag details on 2 orders. The doorways also have zigzag semi-
circular arches. The ceiling has moulded beams and plain joists
in square pattern. The stair treads are enriched with chevron
moulding. In first floor are 2 smaller brick fireplaces matching
that on the ground floor.
Listing NGR: TF3600698764
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Source: English Heritage
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