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Description: Charles Cotton's Fishing House
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274368
OS Grid Reference: SK1274059224
OS Grid Coordinates: 412740, 359224
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1300, -1.8110
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Charles Cotton's fishing house, Beresford Dale, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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SK 15 NW ALSTONEFIELD C.P. BERESFORD LANE
5/15 Charles Cotton's
1.2.67. Fishing House (Previously
listed as "Fishing House
Fishing House. Dated "PISCATORIBUS /SACRVM / 1674 ". Coursed and
squared rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; pyramidal stone slate
roof. Single cell square plan in an Artisan Mannerist style., 1 storey;
transomed windows with latticed lights and wooden shutters to left and
right; flight of steps to central double leaved doors flanked by pilasters
with round head and raised keystone inscribed with the intertwined initials
"I.W." and "C.C." (Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton). Built for Charles
Cotton the owner of Beresford Hall and friend of Izaak Walton.
Listing NGR: SK1274059224
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Source: English Heritage
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