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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135875
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58952
Location: Appleton, Warrington, WA4
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
SJ 68 SW APPLETON C.P. PEPPER STREET
6/16 Laurel Cottage and
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
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