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Spinney Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverton and Greenleys, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.0613 / 52°3'40"N

Longitude: -0.8319 / 0°49'54"W

OS Eastings: 480180

OS Northings: 240968

OS Grid: SP801409

Mapcode National: GBR CZT.LJ6

Mapcode Global: VHDSZ.JGL5

Entry Name: Spinney Cottage

Listing Date: 18 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488005

Location: Wolverton and Greenleys, Milton Keynes, MK12

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Wolverton and Greenleys

Built-Up Area: Milton Keynes

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wolverton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

891/0/10025 STRATFORD ROAD
18-JUL-01 Spinney Cottage


Cottage. Early-Mid C18, altered 1887 by Edward Swinfen Harris. Coursed limestone rubble, plain-tile roof with ornamental tile ridges, brick ridge and rear lateral stacks.
PLAN: One room deep, one-storey-plus-attic range. Main entrance to larger of two rooms at ground floor. Rear central winder stair to three communicating rooms at upper level.
ELEVATION: Facade facing road has plank door to right of centre and 3-light casement windows to ground floor left and right, all with wood lintels. Large dormer gable to right of centre with pair of 2-light casement windows set in red brick. Lintel beam forms base of timber-framed dormer gable with brick nogging. Top of gable is tile-hung. Lintel beam is inscribed AD 1887. Dormer gable has simply decorated barge-boards.
INTERIOR: Entrance to main room with chamfered spine beam. Plank doors and plank floors. Winder stair with plank door to attic with three communicating rooms. Thick interior walls.
SUBSIDIARY: Brick coal shed with tile roof in garden.
HISTORY: Formerly Warren Farm Cottage. Probably thatched until re-roofed and otherwise improved by Edward Swinfen Harris for the Radcliffe Trust.
SOURCES: W.S.Y. West, The Trainmakers; the story of Wolverton Works 1838-1981, Buckingham, 1982.
P. Woodfield, The Historic Buildings of Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, 1986.

Listing NGR: SP8018040967

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