Description: Bat Cottage
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240457
OS Grid Reference: NZ0624960000
OS Grid Coordinates: 406249, 560000
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9346, -1.9040
BROOMLEY AND STOCKSFIELD BAT HOUSE ROAD
NZ 05 NE (North side)
House, mid C18. Rubble with roughly-cut dressings; C20 pantile roof with
2 courses of stone slates to eaves. Main part 2 storeys, 2 wide bays.
Central old plank door inside early C20 gabled porch with depressed round
arch; built in above arch are a stone dated 1836 with chip-carved panel and
a triangular slab with worn relief cross, possibly medieval. 20-pane Yorkshire
sashes, with external shutters, to ground floor, 12-pane Yorkshire sashes
with timber lintels above, all with slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables
with rebuilt end stacks. To right, former coach house has C20 small-paned
casements and coped gable.
Interior: Kitchen fireplace has chamfered stone surround, parlour fireplace
round-arched raised stone surround with moulded bases, imposts and keystone.
Old ceiling beams.
Originally Bat House, a farmhouse.
Listing NGR: NZ0624960000
Source: English Heritage
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