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Drake's Cottage and Drakes House, with Walls to Front Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.021 / 53°1'15"N

Longitude: -2.7664 / 2°45'59"W

OS Eastings: 348684

OS Northings: 347352

OS Grid: SJ486473

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FLJ2

Mapcode Global: WH898.GBWC

Entry Name: Drake's Cottage and Drakes House, with Walls to Front Gardens

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55611

Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 44 NE
(West Side)
2/68 Drake's Cottage and
Drake's House, with
walls to front gardens

Pair of houses dated 1768 on rainwater heads, altered C19, of Flemish
bond brown brick with graded grey slate roof. Symmetrical front of 2
storeys (plus attics with windows in end gables) and 4 windows in all.
Oak boarded door to Cottage (left), replaced door to House, both in
open gabled porches on shaped brackets and with shaped bargeboards. 2
canted 1-storey hip-roofed bay windows to each house, of 8 panes.
Cross-casements with 6 panes with projecting cills and shaped keystone
wedge lintels to upper storey (c.f. Rectory item 40 and Post Office
item 60). Modillion eaves; coped gables; slightly projecting gable
chimneys and 1 ridge chimney. Right gable chimney and ridge chimney
have caps replaced in blue brick. Large cast lead rainwater head on
each house bears the initials W.E.D. (Drake, the first owner) 1768.
Steps to doors; those to the Cottage have an old, plain wrought iron
railing. Walls of large red sandstone slabs, returning to house
fronts, around small front garden.
Interior: Cellars. Enclosed oak stairs. Drake's Cottage has 6-panel
doors and oak small-frame to left wall to stairwell. Drake's House
has broad-board doors on wrought iron strap hinges; rear extension mid

Listing NGR: SJ4868447352

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