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Description: Church Cottage
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253952
OS Grid Reference: SP2827624033
OS Grid Coordinates: 428276, 224033
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9141, -1.5903
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CHURCHILL JUNCTION ROAD
SP2824-2924 (East side)
16/59 Church Cottage and Ferryman's
Pair of houses, right latterly a shop. Late C17 or early C18 and early to
mid-C19; later additions and alterations. Church Cottage. Roughly coursed
limestone rubble; stone slate roof with artificial slates to rear. Possible
3-unit baffle-entry plan, said formerly to have been 2 cottages, which may also
have been the original arrangement. 2 storeys and attic. 4 casements with wood
lintels directly below eaves and 3 to ground floor, one to either side of
boarded door to left and one to right of C20 lean-to porch, all early C19 except
C20 window above porch. 2 gabled dormers in roof slope. Truncated integral end
stack to left, ridge stack to left of porch and integral end stack abutting end
stack of Ferryman's House. C19 lean-to with boarded door to front attached to
left gable end. Ferryman's House. Roughly coursed limestone rubble; slate
roofs. 2 sections, left and lower with 2 glazing bar sashes on each floor,
horned to ground floor, and right with 2-storey canted bay window (4-paned sash
on each floor) to right and glazing bar sash above 6-panel door with
semi-circular fanlight to left, both door and window in plain stone surrounds.
Integral end stacks to lower section and integral ashlar end stack with
dripstone and moulded capping to right of upper section. Interior. Church
Cottage only inspected. Chamfered spine beams and joists in 2 ground-floor rooms
to ieft of ridge stack and in room to right, beam in middle room with stepped
ogee stops. Ridge stack has inglenook fireplace with chamfered wood lintel and
infilled inglenook fireplace to right stack. Oak winder staircase from ground to
first floor to right of ridge stack and another from first floor to attic to
right of right stack. Chamfered spine beams and joists to first-floor rooms.
Attic has double butt-purlin roof in 2 bays to each side of ridge stack, left
truss with collar. C19 single-storey service ranges and C20 additions to rear
are not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SP2827624033
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Source: English Heritage
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