Listed Building: COWLEY COTTAGE, LEA MAIN ROAD (1372107)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 461, 1, 71
Date assigned Wednesday, December 29, 1982
Date last amended


House. Dated 1692 incorporating elements of an earlier ecclesiastical building and with later additions and alterations. Massive ashlar gritstone, and coursed squared gritstone with quoins, plain gables, gable end stone stacks, one with moulded cap, and a plain tiled roof. Two contiguous ranges, that to the south taller and of three bays, that to the north of two bays. South range, east elevation: irregular pattern of openings with a flat arched 3-light window with chamfered mullions and trefoil heads to lights; above, a 2-light chamfer mullioned window with deeply moulded reveals. To the north, chamfered quoined surround to doorway with heavy lintel inscribed AR 1692. C20 half-glazed door. Small fixed light above with pointed arched head. Lower north range with a window and a blocked doorway to ground floor, and an altered C18 window within a stone surround. Rear elevation has interrupted continuous dripmould at first floor level.

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Grid reference SK 33168 57467 (point)
Map sheet SK35NW

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Jan 6 2016 3:11PM

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