Building record MDR16452 - Cowley Cottage, off Lea Main Road, Dethick

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A Grade II listed house, dated 1692, incorporating elements of an earlier ecclesiastical building and with later additions and alterations. Constructed of massive ashlar gritstone, and coursed squared gritstone with quoins, plain gables, gable end stone chimney-stacks (one with moulded cap) and a plain tiled roof. It has two contiguous ranges, that to the south taller and of three bays, that to the north of two bays. The south range, east elevation has an irregular pattern of openings and a flat arched three-light window with chamfered mullions and trefoil heads to the lights; above, there is a two-light chamfer mullioned window with deeply moulded reveals. To the north, a chamfered quoined surround to a doorway has a heavy lintel inscribed AR 1692. It has a 20th Century half-glazed door with a small fixed light above and a pointed arched head. The lower north range has a window and a blocked doorway to the ground floor, and an altered 18th Century window within a stone surround. The rear elevation has interrupted continuous drip-mould at the first floor level. (1)

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  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No. 1372107.



Grid reference Centred SK 3316 5746 (9m by 13m)

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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