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Lancaster (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 46172 52777



12/68 Ware Cottage -

- II

House, c.1600, altered. Sandstone rubble and cobbles, replacing timber and clay, with roof of corrugated iron replacing thatch. One storey with loft. North wall has openings with plain stone surrounds. 3 windows, the right-hand one with part of its surround removed and all now unglazed. Doors at right and to right of 1st window. West gable has attic window with plain stone surround. East gable has blocked chamfered window on ground floor and a 2-light chamfered mullioned attic window. South wall, mainly of cobble, has 3 windows with plain reveals. At the far left, beyond the right-hand reveal oil a door, the wall has collapsed. Interior has feet of at least 2 cruck trusses rising to tie beam level from the front (north) wall. At the left-hand end the house is divided into a buttery and pantry with paired chamfered timber doorways. Nailed to the post between them is a plaque inscribed '1597'. The wall separating the 2 rooms is of large timber panels with wattle-and-daub infill. The parlour has a moulded stone fireplace of late C17th type, with shaped lintel. The 2 other rooms are separated by a wall with back-to-back plain stone fireplaces. Part of the soffit of the rear wallplate is visible, showing mortises for timber studs, now removed. The house was unoccupied at time of survey (March 1984) and in a semi-derelict condition.

Listing NGR: SD4617252777


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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