DRAKE'S COTTAGE AND DRAKES HOUSE, WITH WALLS TO FRONT GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136202

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: DRAKE'S COTTAGE AND DRAKES HOUSE, WITH WALLS TO FRONT GARDENS, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: DRAKE'S COTTAGE AND DRAKES HOUSE, WITH WALLS TO FRONT GARDENS, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Malpas

National Grid Reference: SJ 48684 47352

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History

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Details

MALPAS C.P. HIGH STREET SJ 44 NE (West Side) 2/68 Drake's Cottage and Drake's House, with walls to front gardens GV II

Pair of houses dated 1768 on rainwater heads, altered C19, of Flemish bond brown brick with graded grey slate roof. Symmetrical front of 2 storeys (plus attics with windows in end gables) and 4 windows in all. Oak boarded door to Cottage (left), replaced door to House, both in open gabled porches on shaped brackets and with shaped bargeboards. 2 canted 1-storey hip-roofed bay windows to each house, of 8 panes. Cross-casements with 6 panes with projecting cills and shaped keystone wedge lintels to upper storey (c.f. Rectory item 40 and Post Office item 60). Modillion eaves; coped gables; slightly projecting gable chimneys and 1 ridge chimney. Right gable chimney and ridge chimney have caps replaced in blue brick. Large cast lead rainwater head on each house bears the initials W.E.D. (Drake, the first owner) 1768. Steps to doors; those to the Cottage have an old, plain wrought iron railing. Walls of large red sandstone slabs, returning to house fronts, around small front garden. Interior: Cellars. Enclosed oak stairs. Drake's Cottage has 6-panel doors and oak small-frame to left wall to stairwell. Drake's House has broad-board doors on wrought iron strap hinges; rear extension mid C20.

Listing NGR: SJ4868447352

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Legacy System number: 55611

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