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Latitude: 53.3196 / 53°19'10"N
Longitude: -0.9647 / 0°57'53"W
OS Eastings: 469060
OS Northings: 380795
OS Grid: SK690807
Mapcode National: GBR PZP1.YQ
Mapcode Global: WHFG8.4TWH
Plus Code: 9C5X829P+R4
Entry Name: Swiss Cottages, Babworth Park
Listing Date: 14 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 241026
Location: East Retford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22
Electoral Ward/Division: East Retford West
Built-Up Area: Retford
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Retford Team
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
EAST RETFORD BABWORTH PARK
SK 68 SE 2/8A Swiss Cottages,
House, formerly 2 cottages. Late C18. Probably by Repton. Red brick with uncut
timber cladding simulating a log cabin. Slate roof with deep overhang at the eaves.
Single central red brick ridge stack. Single storey plus garret. 3 bays. The front
and rear both having a single projecting bay at opposite corners. Doorway with wooden
door. To the right is a single glazing bar Yorkshire sash, to the left, in the pro-
jecting bay, is a single 4-light glazing bar casement. The left gable with projecting
roof supported on wooden brackets and plain bargeboard has a balcony with carved
wooden panels and fascia supported on 3 wooden posts. There are 2 large glazing bar
fixed lights. Above is a doorway with wooden door and to the right a single 4-light
glazing bar casement and a further single similar single light glazing bar casement.
The rear has a doorway with wooden door. To the right is a single 2-light glazing
bar casement and to the left, in the projecting bay, a single 3-light glazing bar
fixed light. To the left are single storey brick and slate extensions. Interior:
some ground floor rooms have timber beams.
Listing NGR: SK7068180743
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