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Morley Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicker, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.921 / 52°55'15"N

Longitude: -0.1776 / 0°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 522617

OS Northings: 337511

OS Grid: TF226375

Mapcode National: GBR HVJ.XK8

Mapcode Global: WHHLV.7VN1

Plus Code: 9C4XWRCC+CW

Entry Name: Morley Cottages

Listing Date: 27 February 1979

Last Amended: 5 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192078

Location: Bicker, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Civil Parish: Bicker

Built-Up Area: Bicker

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Bicker St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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7/26 Morley Cottages (formerly
27/2/79 listed as two cottages approx
G.V. 85 yards West North West of
II (Morley House )

House, later converted to pair of cottages. C16, possibly
incorporating earlier core, altered C18, C19. Timber frame, mud
and stud, coursed limestone rubble, red brick and render.
Pantile roof with one raised coped gable and one half hip,
originally over thatch. Single axial ridge and gable stacks.
Originally lobby entry plan. 2 storey, 5 bay front with
dentillated eaves course, having central blocked doorway with to
left a pair of sliding glazing bar sashes and a plain door. To
right a glazing bar sash and a half glazed Cl9 door. All
openings have segmental brick heads. To first floor are 2 small
glazing bar casements to eaves. The coursed limestone rubble is
in patches only to plinth level but is much cut about. The rear
wall also has stone plinth, lower to the right and the wall,
originally mud and stud, is now completely underbuilt in brick
on the left hand side and to approximately half its height on the
right hand side. The framing is of reversed assembly type.
Interior retains chamfered girder with shield stop, an C18
softwood girder has been inserted into former open hall, and the
original parlour end has 2 diamond stepped chamfered girders and
now an early Cl9 wooden overmantle with roundels to kitchen
range. On the first floor the timber bay posts survive with
straight braces to wall plate which has regular small holes in
the underside for earlier framing. The central tie beam is
arched and braced. The C16 clasped purlin roof survives.

Listing NGR: TF2261737511

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