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Description: Garden Cottage
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334980
OS Grid Reference: SE5504011183
OS Grid Coordinates: 455040, 411183
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5943, -1.1699
OWSTON OWSTON VILLAGE
SE 51 SE
10/116 Garden Cottage and
5.6.68 Home Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Pair of houses. Mid C17, partly altered and with C20 addition. Rubble
magnesian limestone, Welsh slate roof. T-shaped plan with Garden Cottage in
cross wing on left; 2 storeys, 1 : 3 window to 1st floor. Chamfered plinth,
large quoins. Garden Cottage (entered from left return) has original double-
chamfered and transomed front windows, that to ground floor of 5-lights
beneath dripcourse, lst-floor window of 3 lights with dripstone.
Home Farmhouse, set back on right, has C20 casements of 3, 2 and 4 lights to
each floor. Shaped kneelers and roll-moulded gable copings; tall C19 ridge
stack to Garden Cottage has chamfered plinth and cornice; rendered ridge
stack to Home Farmhouse. Rear: cross-wing gable has altered ground-floor
openings and inserted lst-floor door between and beneath original single-
light windows; gable copings with apex finial. Left return: restored
3-light mullioned windows on both floors to left; central door with dripstone
and gabled canopy; 1-light and 3-light windows with dripstones to lst-floor
right. Front-right return of cross-wing; original 4-light ground-floor
window as front; remains of 3-light window over, 1-light window on right.
Interior: garden Cottage has resited chamfered, ashlar fireplace in front
room and 2 similar fireplaces to 1st floor. Garden Cottage formerly had
gable crosses and was called Priory Cottage indicating a direct association
with the Church of All Saints (q.v.) situated opposite.
Listing NGR: SE5504011183
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Source: English Heritage
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