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Description: The Walnut Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252530
OS Grid Reference: SP3523415429
OS Grid Coordinates: 435234, 215429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8364, -1.4900
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RAMSDEN HIGH STREET
SP3515 (North-east side)
18/88 The Walnut Tree Cottage
House. C17 and early C19, with alterations of c.1930. Coursed limestone rubble;
the early C19 range faced with dressed limestone, almost of ashlar quality.
Stone slate roofs. One-unit plan with 2-unit addition to left. One storey and
attic with addition of storeys and gable-lit attic. Right-hand part: external
stone end stack to right with lean-to roof over bread oven at base and brick top
stage. Central gabled dormer with 3-light leaded wooden casement. Two-window
front; 2- and 3-light C20 leaded wooden casements. The left-hand window was
formerly a doorway (see straight joints). Wing to rear. Left-hand part: central
brick ridge stack. Two first-floor windows and 3 ground-floor windows; 2-light
leaded metal casements to left and glazing bar sashes to right (one boxed), all
with stone cills and flat stone-arched heads. Mid-C20 half-glazed door to left
with C20 porch. Left-hand gable end: external stone steps up to first-floor C20
half-glazed door with wooden lintel. Two-light leaded metal attic casement above
with C20 wooden lintel. Interior: right-hand C17 part with chamfered spine beam,
open fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and evidence of former stud wall
marking cross passage to left (see mortices in ceiling beam). The left-hand end
of the early C19 block was probably formerly a stable with loft above, and
brought into domestic use c.1930.
Listing NGR: SP3523115431
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Source: English Heritage
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