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Upper Norcroft Cottages, Cawthorne

Description: Upper Norcroft Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334192

OS Grid Reference: SE2867807065
OS Grid Coordinates: 428678, 407065
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5594, -1.5685

Location: Norcroft Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4DY

Locality: Cawthorne
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4DY

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Listing Text

(South side)

10/66 Nos 4 & 6 Upper
Norcroft Cottages


Two cottages. C17 or early C18, altered. Coursed squared stone with quoins.
Stone slate roof. Two storeys. Four bays. Both cottages have a quoined
entrance with a 2-light double-chamfered window to its right. In each case
there is a shared stepped hoodmould, that to left with a spiral stop at left
end. Other windows, including the four at first floor level are later
insertions. Chamfered gable copings on moulded kneelers to left. Two later
brick ridge stacks. Rear: 4 bays of 3-light double-chamfered windows.
Quoined entrance between bays 1 & 2 above which the ground floor dripmould
rises as a hood. Later door inserted betweeen bays 2 & 3. Square tablet
with octagonal blocked opening at high level to right.

Interior: In each case the lobby entrance is against a central stack and
both retain a firehood bressumer on posts, arched for the doorway. This is
elaborately moulded in the case of the right cottage, but plainer in the

P F Ryder, Report for South Yorkshire Archaeological Service. 7.11.79

Listing NGR: SE2867807065

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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