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Description: Melton Cottage
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232644
OS Grid Reference: TL0219690256
OS Grid Coordinates: 502196, 290256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5006, -0.4959
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GLAPTHORN MAIN STREET
TL0290 (South side)
16/89 Melton Cottage and Rosebank
House now 2 dwellings. Probably late C17 and mid C18. Squared coursed and
regular coursed limestone with thatch roof. Originally probably 2-unit lobby
entry plan then 4 units. Single storey with attic. 5-window range of C19 style
casements under wood lintels. 2 similar casements, to attic, one under eyebrow
dormers. C20 casement, under eaves, to left. C20 door, with lean-to hood, to
left of centre. 2 bays to left, now forming Rosebank Cottage, break forward and
are probably of a later build. Brick and stone stacks at ridge. Entrance to
Rosebank Cottage is in C20 extension to rear. Interiors not inspected but noted
as having open fireplaces, with bressumers, and ceiling beams.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p79)
Listing NGR: TL0219690256
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Source: English Heritage
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