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Laurel Cottage and Attached Unoccupied Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Appleton Thorn, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3459 / 53°20'45"N

Longitude: -2.5466 / 2°32'47"W

OS Eastings: 363708

OS Northings: 383357

OS Grid: SJ637833

Mapcode National: GBR BYNR.GB

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.V5JB

Entry Name: Laurel Cottage and Attached Unoccupied Cottage

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58952

Location: Appleton, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Appleton

Built-Up Area: Appleton Thorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Appleton Thorn St Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North-East Side)

6/16 Laurel Cottage and
attached unoccupied


Pair of cottages (probably originally one) C17 or earlier. Oak frame
of brick-nogged rectangular panels with one intermediate rail and some
diagonal braces. Projecting sandstone plinth and thatched roof with
chimney set longitudinally on ridge right of centre and single-flue
chimney on left gable. One storey with attic bedrooms in roof; 5 bays
in all. Wooden casements replaced and altered ad hoc; boarded doors -
that to Laurel Cottage (left) has small early C20 gabled porch.
Full-length lean-to at rear.

Interior: Ingle nook at right end of Laurel cottage; chamfered oak
beams; some timber framing exposed in internal walls; ogee arched oak
lintel between parlour and kitchen of Laurel Cottage; large oak

The building was probably at first one dwelling with a lobby entrance
opposite the ridge chimney and two back-to-back ingle nooks.

Listing NGR: SJ6370883357

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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