Description: 67-71, Thorpe Street
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335708
OS Grid Reference: SK3762896225
OS Grid Coordinates: 437628, 396225
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4614, -1.4347
SK39NE ROTHERHAM THORPE STREET
1/72 Nos 67-71 (odd)
Row of cottages now derelict. C16 core to left-hand part, extended and altered
C18 and C19. Some internal timber framing; thinly-coursed sandstone; Welsh slate
roof, stone slates to rear. 2 storeys, total of 6 windows to 1st floor. Straight
joint to right of left-hand cottage indicates position of timber-framed truss.
Most openings now bricked up. 4 ground-floor doorways, that to left cottage with
wood lintel linking to 2-light casement on its left, plain lintels to other doors.
Ground-floor and lst-floor windows have remains of casements and some have projecting
sills. Renewed brick end stacks and ridge stack near centre. Rear: 2 outshuts with
stone slate roofs.
Interior: left-hand cottage partitioned from row by timber-framed wall with 2 wall
posts, sill beam on plinth wall, stud partition above and below mid-rail, curved
brace from rear post to cambered tie beam. Collared-rafter roof construction to
this part of house, side purlins, rafters peg-jointed at apex. Wall post visible
inside front wall of cottage approximately 1 metre from left gable-end wall. Other
houses retain chamfered spine beams and have principal rafter trusses and single
purlins. Transverse beams flanking central stack may represent remains of back-to-
back smokehoods. In poor condition at time of resurvey.
Listing NGR: SK3762896225
Source: English Heritage
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