Description: Corner Cottage
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312268
OS Grid Reference: SU2322761580
OS Grid Coordinates: 423227, 161580
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3528, -1.6678
BURBAGE TASKER'S LANE
SU 26 SW (south west side)
2/61 Pipers Roost and
Two attached cottages. C17 and early C18. Flint banded with
brick central block, east bay of brick, west, earlier structure
originally timber framed. Thatched roof throughout. Single
storey and attic. Central 2-bay block of early C18, extended by
third bay, now Corner Cottage. C17 2 1/2 bay single storey building
to west containing dining room of Pipers Roost, timber framed, much
replaced in brick. Framing 2 panels high with tension braces.
Central 2 bays have lean-to-service rooms to rear under extension
of roof. Entrance to half bay of C17 building, boarded door in
heavy frame. Paned timber casement windows. Attached to rear by
link, a brick outbuilding formerly a bootmaker's shop.
Interior has C19 surround to central stack. Small windbraces to
central truss of main block. Chamfered spine beam and early C18
door to kitchen. C17 structure has stack removed, and queen
struts to single purlin roof.
Listing NGR: SU2322761580
Source: English Heritage
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