Description: Riddings Cottage
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323727
OS Grid Reference: SE0703555640
OS Grid Coordinates: 407035, 455640
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9968, -1.8942
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BOLTON ABBEY B 6160
SE 05 NE (east side, off)
6/73 Riddings Cottage
Cottage. Probably C17 and C18. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, graduated
stone slate roofs. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Left-hand bay circular in plan.
Right-hand bay rectangular in plan. Lobby entry plan, probably C16 and
partially rebuilt in C18. Right-hand bay: quoins, board door to left-hand
side in plain stone surround. To right of door a wide 2-light recessed
flat-faced mullion window with C20 casements, window similar on first floor.
To right a blocked-in chamfered doorway, above remains of a blocked-in
chamfered window. Shaped kneelers, stone coping and end stack to right.
Left-hand bay: small 24-pane sash in chamfered stone surround. First floor:
sash. End stack to left. Rear: left-hand bay, pointed arched opening with
moulded and chamfered surround. First floor: blocked-in single-light
chamfered window. Interior: to right-hand bay a large inglenook fireplace,
segmental arch with voussoirs, blocked fire window to lobby. In left-hand
bay a blocked-in chamfered doorway. History: possibly a hunting lodge,
connected with the Bolton Abbey estate.
Listing NGR: SE0703555640
Source: English Heritage
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