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The Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Steeping, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1452 / 53°8'42"N

Longitude: 0.1397 / 0°8'23"E

OS Eastings: 543207

OS Northings: 363028

OS Grid: TF432630

Mapcode National: GBR KVX.S5F

Mapcode Global: WHJM5.36TP

Plus Code: 9F5244WQ+3V

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 17 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419347

Location: Little Steeping, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE23

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Little Steeping

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Little Steeping St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(South side)
The Cottage


Cottage. Mid C18 with C19 alterations. Colourwashed mud and stud with brick plinth. Half hipped thatched roof under corrugated iron sheeting. Single central red brick stack with later stack added to left. Single storey and garret, and lobby entrance plan.
Main 3 window front, with central plank door flanked by single glazing bar sash windows with segmental heads.
Left return has single 2-light sliding sash window with over-lapping pains of glass.
Right return has single 2-light sliding sash window to each floor, both with glazing bars.
Rear facade has continuous low catslide extension with low brick outer wall, built in two stages, that section to right with pantile roof. Left section contains single small off-centre fixed window.
INTERIOR retains original two room plan with central stacke and lobby entrance. Original wooden winder staircase behind the stack. Original 2 panel doors. Simple largely original roof structure supports thatched roof.
This is a remarkably well preserved example of the once very common local mud and stud' cottages. These important vernacular buildings are now very rare in Lindsey, especially in this unaltered form.

Listing NGR: TF4320763028

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