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Dove Cottage Manifold Cottage, Ilam

Description: Dove Cottage Manifold Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274456

OS Grid Reference: SK1348250897
OS Grid Coordinates: 413482, 350897
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0552, -1.8003

Location: Ilam Moor Lane, Ilam, Staffordshire DE6 2AZ

Locality: Ilam
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE6 2AZ

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Listing Text


8/98 Dove Cottage and
- Manifold Cottage


Pair of cottages. c1855. By George Gilbert Scott. Coursed and
squared limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings; shaped and
hung clay tiles to attic storey; shaped clay tile roof with plain tile
bands; ashlar ridge stacks. Vernacular revival and Swiss chalet style;
pair of 2-room cottages forming a T-shape plan. 1 storey and attic;
Dove Cottage to right, projecting gable end of Manifold Cottage to left;
Dove Cottage: 1:1:1 windows; central 1½ storey porch with rustic and
painted barge boards; ground floor has 2-light chamfered mullioned
windows with chamfered surrounds containing casements; the 3 gabled
dormer windows are single light casements; the central one has a
bracketed sill, the two outer ones shaped and painted barge boards;
central convex shoulder headed doorway. Gable end to right has a 3-
light ground floor bay window with casements. Manifold Cottage: central
3-light ground floor bay window containing casements, with 3-sided roof;
shaped barge boards. Return wall has one single light casement to ground
floor and a gabled dormer with shaped and painted barge boards. An
essential element of the picturesque estate village rebuilt by Scott in
the 1850's.

Listing NGR: SK1348850897

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Source: English Heritage

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