Description: The Old Cottage
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311215
OS Grid Reference: ST9534666638
OS Grid Coordinates: 395346, 166638
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3988, -2.0683
ST 96 NE BROMHAM SILVER STREET LANE
2/65 The Old Cottage
House, C16 or earlier, raised in C17. Timber-frame and painted
brick to front, rubble stone to rear. Ridge and East end stacks.
Thatched hipped roof. 2 storeys. North front has exposed framing
with upper windows above original wall-plate. Added upper framing
has angle bracing. One centre 4-light timber-mullion window with
leaded lights and carved lintel. C20 windows each side. Left side
and East end wall are rebuilt in painted brick. Ground floor has
C20 lean-to projection with door, heavy square framing to right and
one C20 3-light leaded window. West end wall is rubble stone with
timber-framing under eaves. Rear is mostly sandstone and ironstone
rubble with one C18 3-light beaded stone mullion window to first
Interior: Centre heavy chamfered spine beam with stepped stops.
Timber-lintel fireplace. Roof has 2 heavy trusses of previous
steeper-pitched roof within. Some smoke-blackening, possibly
indicating former hall-house.
Listing NGR: ST9534666638
Source: English Heritage
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