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Top Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Litton, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2549 / 53°15'17"N

Longitude: -1.7476 / 1°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 416934

OS Northings: 373133

OS Grid: SK169731

Mapcode National: GBR JZ7S.FX

Mapcode Global: WHCD0.4G21

Entry Name: Top Cottages

Listing Date: 22 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80957

Location: Litton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Litton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tideswell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 17 SE PARISH OF LITTON CRESSBROOK UPPER LANE
3/45 (North Side)
63 - 65 Top Cottages (Consec)
GV II

Terrace of three mill-workers' cottages. c1843. Probably by Weightman & Hadfield.
Coursed squared limestone with gritstone dressings and quoins. Welsh slate roofs,
with wooden bargeboards and finials. Two large, paired stacks rising from the
pitch of the roof. Two storeys. South elevation of three gabled bays, the centre
projecting bay taller. Centre bay has a 3-light chamfered mullion window to ground
floor with dripmould and diamond lights. First floor has a similar 2-light window
and in the gable a single light window with C20 glazing. The right hand bay has
two C20 windows with chamfered stone surrounds and dripmoulds. Left hand bay has
a 2-light chamfered mullion window with dripmould and a single light window with
dripmould above. The cottages form part of the mill settlement built to serve
Cressbrook Mill. They form part of a symmetrical composition with Nos 59 - 62
and Nos 66 - 69 Top Cottages. Listed for group value only.


Listing NGR: SK1693473133

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