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Mallard Cottage and Damson Cottage

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

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Latitude: 53.3166 / 53°18'59"N

Longitude: -2.5745 / 2°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 361821

OS Northings: 380113

OS Grid: SJ618801

Mapcode National: GBR BZG2.FT

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.FW8T

Entry Name: Mallard Cottage and Damson Cottage

Listing Date: 8 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57585

Location: Whitley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Whitley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/07/2017

SJ 68 SW

Mallard Cottage and Damson Cottage

(Formerly listed as Town Pit Cottage and Town Pit House, Higher Whitley)


Two attached cottages, early C17, recased in brick probably later C18. Brown brick; grey slate roof.

Two storeys; the left cottage has two casements of three six-pane lights; replaced small-pane part-glazed door; cambered arches to windows; upper storey has two windows of three four-pane lights and one of one three-pane light. Door of left cottage adjoins party wall of right cottage which has one casement of three eight-pane lights to front and one to each storey of three six-pane lights in gable end. Shortened projecting chimney on left gable; ridge chimney of four flues over junction of cottages; two gabled dormers at rear of left cottage; two-storey 1-room rear wing added to right cottage, in keeping. Diapering to right cottage.

Interior: Left cottage has lobby entrance; inglenook with ovolo oak bressumer; chamfered oak beams; some small-framing in rear wall; oak purlins. Interior of right cottage could not be inspected, but oak beams are visible.

Listing NGR: SJ 61821 80113

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

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