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Description: The Cottage
Date Listed: 20 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 221998
OS Grid Reference: TF6676217411
OS Grid Coordinates: 566762, 317411
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7286, 0.4681
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MIDDLETON TOWER END
5/65 The Cottage
Estate house, dated 1861, carstone rubble with brick dressings, decorative
tiles. Irregular plan with forward and side wings; 2 storeys. Brick
plinth, chamfered brick surrounds, skewback arches to windows, sawtooth
brick cornice, shaped brick kneelers, gable parapets. Forward gabled wing
to centre having brick tumbling-in, axial stack with 4 octagonal shafts
of red brick with moulded decoration of fleur de lys, thistle, rose, and
flowers; ground floor with bay windows, sawtooth cornice to polygonal roof
with decorative tiles; first floor with central 2-light casement, slit to
attic. Lower one bay wing to left with single casement light to each of
ground and first floor. Short single bay 2 storeyed wing to right having
Gothick doorway to left with boarded door and decoratiave strap hinges;
raking canopy in angle with fretwork verge supported by wooden post; single
light casement to first floor. Drainheads in angles of wings with Jarvis
crest and date 1861. Included for group value and as unaltered example
of mid C19 estate house.
Listing NGR: TF6676117394
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Source: English Heritage
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