Thatched Cottage


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Thatched Cottage, Castle Street, Melbourne, DE73 8DY


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Statutory Address:
Thatched Cottage, Castle Street, Melbourne, DE73 8DY

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

South Derbyshire (District Authority)
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SK 38/3925 6/158


(Formerly listed as Nos 47, 49 and 51, POTTER STREET (North Side))


GV II Three cottages, now one. Late C16 with numerous later alterations. Square panel timber framing on stone plinth with painted brick nogging and corner braces to upper panels, partly rebuilt in red brick. Thatched roof with gable brick stack to east and one brick ridge stack.

Single storey plus attics and six bays. Three eastern bays have a considerable amount of timber framing surviving but western bays have been rebuilt. Easternmost bay has a segment headed doorcase with plank door to west and a two-light horizontal sliding glazing bar sash to east. There are two similar three-light windows beyond the door to west and beyond again there is a segment headed plank door, a three-light casement window below similar head and C20 garage doors. These latter openings have a dentilled eaves band above. Westernmost bay has raised brick ground floor with a central segment headed two-light horizontal sliding glazing bar sash. Above there is an elongated eyebrow dormer with two two-light windows below, that to west a sliding sash and that to east a casement. Beyond to east there are four more eyebrow dormers, each with a small paned two-light casement.

Listing NGR: SK3881825202


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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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Date: 30 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03761/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas Bates. Source Historic England Archive
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