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Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8224 / 52°49'20"N

Longitude: -1.4298 / 1°25'47"W

OS Eastings: 438517

OS Northings: 325141

OS Grid: SK385251

Mapcode National: GBR 6G8.590

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.0BD3

Entry Name: Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Last Amended: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83098

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South 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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Listing Text

6/114 (South Side)
10.11.67 Thatched Cottage (formerly
listed as Nos 11 and 15
High Street)
Three cottages, now one house. C15, early C18 and C19 with
various C19 and C20 alterations. Cruck timber frame, encased in
red brick, and red brick with some stone rubble. Thatched roof
with two tall brick stacks, to the northern pitch of the roof
and slate roofs with central brick ridge stack and two brick
ridge stacks to south. Four bay cruck range, of single storey
plus attics, to west with two storey three bay part to east at
right angles and further three bay two storey C19 part attached
to south. North elevation, on to the street, has gabled early
C18 bay to west with a large, small pane C19 shop front and a
segment headed doorcase with panelled door. Above there is a
central segment headed 3-light horizontal sliding, glazing bar,
sash. To west the thatched part has three similar windows with
a small segment headed fixed pane window between the eastern two
windows and a similar 2-light sash window in former doorcase
between the western two. Above this 2-light window is an
eyebrow dormer with a similar 2-light window. East elevation
has C18 cottage to north with a segment headed 2-light casement
window to north and a wide segment headed opening to south now
filled by glazed screen and door. Above there is a small
off-centre oval window with flat headed 2-light horizontal
sliding, glazing bar, sash to north and similar 3-light window
to south. C19 part attached to south has stone rubble base with
two 3-light small paned casements and a central single light
window, plus three 2-light similar casements above. West gable
wall has exposed full cruck truss with crossed apex plus ridge
purlin, two high collars and single butt purlins. Interior has
three further cruck trusses and low beamed ceilings, also with
large inglenook fireplace with panelled cupboards in C18 part.

Listing NGR: SK3851725141

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

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