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Middle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tansor, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5055 / 52°30'19"N

Longitude: -0.4471 / 0°26'49"W

OS Eastings: 505496

OS Northings: 290861

OS Grid: TL054908

Mapcode National: GBR FXK.V39

Mapcode Global: VHFNJ.69G5

Entry Name: Middle Cottage

Listing Date: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232696

Location: Tansor, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Tansor

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Tansor St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


(North side)
Nos.16, 17 (Middle Cottage) and 18


2 houses, now 3 dwellings. Late C17, C18 and C19. Regular coursed and squared
coursed limestone with thatch, Collyweston slate and concrete tile roof.
Originally probably one-unit and 3-unit lobby-entry plans. Single storey with
attic, part is 2-storey. Together comprising an irregular 7-window range of C19
and C20 casements, some with glazing bars, under original wood and C20 concrete
lintels. C20 door to far right and 2 C20 doors to left. Left hand corner of
No.17 (Middle Cottage) breaks forward, also right hand corner of No.18, probably
indicating the extent of the original 3-unit house. Lean-to extension, with C20
pantile roof, to right of centre. Right gable of No.18 has a half hipped roof.
Brick and stone stacks at ridge and end. Rear elevation of main range has C19
and C20 casements under wood lintels and eyebrow dormers. Semi-circular bread
oven projection to right of No.17 (Middle Cottage). C19 one window range
attached to rear of No.16, and abutting the road, has C20 concrete roof.
Single-storey range, attached, now forms part of house, with garage, and has a
Collyweston slate roof. Interior; No.17 (Middle Cottage) has 2 open fireplaces
with bressumers and stop-chamfered spine beams. Interiors of Nos.16 and 18 not
inspected. Single-storey range abutting road said to have been the forge.
Probably converted to several farm workers dwellings during C19. Included for
group value.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: pl50)

Listing NGR: TL0549690861

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