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Description: Leighton Cottage
Date Listed: 4 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253382
OS Grid Reference: SP3130403213
OS Grid Coordinates: 431304, 203213
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7268, -1.5482
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SP3003-3103 BAMPTON CHURCH VIEW
13/72 Leighton Cottage
House, said to have been built as schoolmaster's residence, part at one time
probably used as workshop. Late C17/C18 with flanking extensions, altered.
Coursed rubble limestone with stone slate altered. Coursed rubble limestone with
stone slate roofs and brick chimney. 2 storeys and attic, 2 original bays. South
side has C19 2-light barred wooden casements in partly blocked openings with
long wooden lintels. Ground floor left altered to C20 3-light barred metal
casement. C20 skylights. Gabled external chimney to rear of left bay, with
rebuilt shaft. Left end has narrow lower extension, with board door, old 2-light
wooden casement above, and C20 solar panels to very steep roof. To right is
another full-height bay of C19 date, with blind wall to south. Right gable end,
to road, has C19 sash and various casements, one in a blocked doorway. Interior:
fireplace in left bay with dressed stone jambs and stone lintel; heavy double
butt purlin roof to original part, the central truss with shaped braces to high
collar; traces of third window to first floor centre; ceiling beam with
ornamental stops in C19 bay. Long first floor windows and through attic storey
possibly indicate workshop use. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP3130403213
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Source: English Heritage
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