Description: Pair of Cottages, 490 Metres West of the Old Rectory
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280774
OS Grid Reference: TL9549561907
OS Grid Coordinates: 595495, 261907
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2207, 0.8606
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DRINKSTONE PARK ROAD
TL 96 SE
- Pair of Cottages, 490m
- west of The Old Rectory
Pair of cottages; built as one house in early C17, subdivided early C19. One
storey and attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-framed and plastered;
some C18 herringbone pargetting to rear elevation. Thatched roof: two
dormers, collapsed into the building. Early C17 chimney of pink/buff brick.
Early C19 casements in fragmentary condition. Two C19 boarded entrance doors;
that to right is at cross-entry position. Quite substantial framing for date:
unchamfered floor-joists and leaf-stop chamfered main beams. Clasped-purlin
roof. Back-to-back lintelled open fireplaces with inserted C19 ranges. An
early C17 moulded plank door, and one of early C18 with two bolection-moulded
panels. In very poor condition at date of survey: roof over service cell
collapsed, thatch missing in other areas, front wall at parlour cell on point
of collapse. Included despite condition, for.complete early C17 framing.
Listing NGR: TL9549561907
Source: English Heritage
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