Description: Oriel Cottage
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 266175
OS Grid Reference: ST7763847869
OS Grid Coordinates: 377638, 147869
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2296, -2.3216
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5363 GENTLE STREET
GV No 10 and
ST 7747 NE 10/65 31.1.74 Oriel Cottage
II as No 10)
Dated inside 1709 and 1723. Structure older. (Leased to Richard Tucker in 1692).
2½ storeys, gable end to road. Rubble with pantile roof, 2 chimneys, one of stone,
one of brick. Gable end has mid-C19 glazing bar sash and door to left in block
surrounds. 1 segmental dormer. North front slightly angled and part of 1st floor
jettied. 2 and 3 light mullion windows with ogee and flat moulding (circa 1720),
and one ditto on ground floor (restored externally in C19) and a modern 2-light
wooden casement. Lower projecting 2 storey gabled wing to north (formerly
"Mrs Fortune's Dairy"). Extension to rear with pantile roof, former cottage
converted into barn.
Interior: stop chamfered beam. Said to have 2 dated beams (1709 end 1723) and
dated fireplace on ground floor (concealed) with motto "Thou God seest me 1723".
To rear: stairhead projection treated as blind dormer.
Listing NGR: ST7764547884
Source: English Heritage
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