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Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.823 / 52°49'22"N

Longitude: -1.4254 / 1°25'31"W

OS Eastings: 438818

OS Northings: 325202

OS Grid: SK388252

Mapcode National: GBR 6G9.0G9

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.29JP

Plus Code: 9C4WRHFF+5R

Entry Name: Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83142

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Melbourne

Built-Up Area: Melbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 March 2021 to update the name and address, and to reformat the text to current standards

SK 38/3925

Thatched Cottage

(Formerly listed as Nos 47, 49 and 51, POTTER STREET (North Side))


Three cottages, now one. Late C16 with numerous later alterations. Square panel timber framing on stone plinth with painted brick nogging and corner braces to upper panels, partly rebuilt in red brick. Thatched roof with gable brick stack to east and one brick ridge stack.

Single storey plus attics and six bays. Three eastern bays have a considerable amount of timber framing surviving but western bays have been rebuilt. Easternmost bay has a segment headed doorcase with plank door to west and a two-light horizontal sliding glazing bar sash to east. There are two similar three-light windows beyond the door to west and beyond again there is a segment headed plank door, a three-light casement window below similar head and C20 garage doors. These latter openings have a dentilled eaves band above. Westernmost bay has raised brick ground floor with a central segment headed two-light horizontal sliding glazing bar sash. Above there is an elongated eyebrow dormer with two two-light windows below, that to west a sliding sash and that to east a casement. Beyond to east there are four more eyebrow dormers, each with a small paned two-light casement.

Listing NGR: SK3881825202

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