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Top Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Litton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2549 / 53°15'17"N

Longitude: -1.7481 / 1°44'53"W

OS Eastings: 416904

OS Northings: 373134

OS Grid: SK169731

Mapcode National: GBR JZ7S.BX

Mapcode Global: WHCD0.3GV1

Entry Name: Top Cottages

Listing Date: 22 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80956

Location: Litton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Litton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tideswell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/44 (North side)
59 - 62 Top Cottages (Consec)

Terrace of four mill-workers' cottages. c1843 probably by Weightman & Hadfield.
Coursed squared limestone with grits tone dressings and quoins. Welsh slate roof
with central group of four stone ridge stacks and two further ridge stacks. Single
storey plus attic storey. Symmetrical four bay south elevation. Doorway on the
left with stone bracketed hood. To the right a 3-light chamfered mullion window
with dripmould. To the right a similar doorway and window. The right hand two
bays a mirror image of the left two. Four 2-light dormer windows above with
wooden bargeboards and finials. Most windows have their original diamond lights.
The cottages form part of the mill settlement, built to serve Cressbrook Mill.
They form part of a symmetrical composition with Nos 63 - 65 and Nos 66 - 69
Top Cottages.

Listing NGR: SK1690473134

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

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