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Description: Keeper's Cottage Including Outbuilding Adjacent West
Date Listed: 12 July 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 224536
OS Grid Reference: TG1660931248
OS Grid Coordinates: 616609, 331248
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8352, 1.2144
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TG 13 SE WICKMERE WOLTERTON PARK
5/89 Keeper's Cottage including
outbuilding adj. West
Cottage and integral outbuilding. C18, extended in circa mid C19
and C20. English bond red brick with plinth. Red clay pantile
roof with gabled ends and shaped rafter ends exposed at eaves.
Brick axial stack with octagonal shafts with moulded caps and
2-room plan cottage, each room heated from back-to-back fireplaces
in central axial stack with entrance lobby in front and with large
integral outbuilding on left (west) end. In C19 a single storey
outhouse wing was built behind the main outbuilding and a small
outshut was added behind the centre of the cottage, to be extended
on either side in C20 by further outshuts.
1 storey and attic. Cottage to right has 2 window south front
with C19 2-light casements on ground floor, blocked window to left
of centre, C20 central porch and flush panel door. Rebuilt
Flemish bond brick patch to right of porch. Gabled dormer to left
of centre with C19 casement. Two small square windows on front of
outbuilding on left, Blocked left doorway on west gable end. C19
casement on east end with C20 casement above in earlier pointed
arch opening. Small brick outshut at rear of house, extended on
left and right in C20, and C19 single storey wing on right behind
main outbuilding with gable end stack.
Interior: Left and right hand rooms have chamfered cross-beams
with run-out stops and C20 brick fireplaces. First floor, roof
and outbuilding not seen.
Listing NGR: TG1660931248
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Source: English Heritage
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