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Tithe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8209 / 52°49'15"N

Longitude: -1.4242 / 1°25'27"W

OS Eastings: 438899

OS Northings: 324971

OS Grid: SK388249

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.0RT

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.3C29

Entry Name: Tithe Cottage

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83079

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Built-Up Area: Melbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

6/95 (South Side)
10.11.67 Tithe Cottage
House. C17, with early C20 addition and early C19 and C20
alterations. Rubble stone with flush quoins and stone
dressings, plus rendered plinth. Plain tile roofs with large
rendered central ridge stack to C17 house and rendered side wall
stack to the addition. Owing to the difference in the land
levels the south elevation has three storeys plus attics and
the north elevation has two storeys. Four bays, with lobby
entrance plan, and two bay western addition. Northern street
elevation has a central C19 Gothick stone porch with a pointed
arch on moulded responds and a returned hoodmould over, plus
moulded cornice to top. Behind, is a chamfered C17 doorcase
with glazed panelled door and coved dripmould, plus a raised
shield above. To either side there are blocked, formerly
3-light mullioned, windows and beyond to west there is a C20
small pane window in a chamfered segment headed opening. Above,
there is a tiny window over the porch and to east a 2-light
horizontal sliding glazing bar sash in C17 opening. To west
there is a blocked C17 opening with a single light window
beyond. South elevation has two 3-light recessed and chamfered
mullioned windows with dripmoulds and casements to ground floor,
with C19 door to west. Above there is a small oval window with
dripmould to west and a small paned 2-light window to east in a
C17 surround with dripmould, which has been broken through the
base. Beyond to east there is a central single light recessed
and chamfered window, a similar 2-light mullioned window with
dripmould and an inserted small pane C20 window. Above again
there is a small, central single light window with 2-light
casement windows to either side, set in C17 surrounds, but
breaking through the bases. To west is a single light window.
Above again there are two roof dormers with hipped roofs and
casement windows. Western addition is pebbledashed to south
elevation and has a glazed door to east with segment headed
2-light casement window to west and similar window above.
Interior has timber framed cross wall to centre, plain straight
stairs, one large inglenook and a huge hearth to the ground
floor which Robert Bakewell used as his workshop in Melbourne.

Listing NGR: SK3889924971

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