Description: Primrose Cottage to North West of World Bird Research Station
Rose Cottage to North West of World B
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236544
OS Grid Reference: NU0704614538
OS Grid Coordinates: 407046, 614538
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4247, -1.8902
GLANTON FRONT STREET
21/201 Primrose Cottage
and Rose Cottage
to north-west of
Cottages, early to mid-C18 of several builds. Heavy squared rubble with large
roughly-tooled quoins and dressings. Purple slate roof except for pantiles
on rear of Rose Cottage; Welsh slates on Rose Cottage outshuts and corrugated
iron sheets on Primrose Cottage outshut.
Primrose Cottage 2 storeys, 2 bays: Central boarded door; 12-pane sash windows
except for 4-pane sash on ground floor right. Coped right end gable, end
stacks. Rose Cottage, to right, 1 storey, 3 bays; boarded door between left
bays; 12-pane sash windows. Reversed-stepped coping to right end gable; axial
stack on ridge.
Interior: Rose Cottage has chamfered fireplace with set pot and old ironwork;
original beamed ceilings.
These cottages are said to have formed part of a row on the north side of the
former village green, before this was enclosed in the late C18.Rose Cottage,
with its lobby-entrance plan, is an unusually well-preserved example.
Listing NGR: NU0704614538
Source: English Heritage
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