Holts Cottage

HOLTS COTTAGE List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HOLTS COTTAGE List entry Number: 1313252


Date first listed: 26-Apr-1974

ACKWORTH BELL LANE SE41NW (north side) 2/4 No 30 (Holt’s Cottage) 26.4.1974 – II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably later C17, with later addition to rear; altered. Coursed sandstone blocks, stone slate roof, brick chimney. Three- unit lobby-entry plan. Two storeys plus attic; present openings in symmetrical relationship but offset to the right: doorway with chamfered surround at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays (protected by modern wooden porch), flanked by 2 square windows on each floor, all with plain surrounds and 12- pane top-hung casements, and those at ground floor with pseudo-shutters; to the left, 1st bay has remains of blocked window at ground floor. Gable copings with kneelers, ridge chimney in line with door. Left gable wall has inserted openings at ground floor (under modern pentice), former 2- light mullioned windows to 1st floor and attic, the lower lacking the mullion and the upper blocked, both with straight dripstones and the upper with a raised chamfered sill (perhaps a pigeon perch). Added rear wing, probably early C19 and apparently formerly 2 cottages, not of special interest. Interior: chamfered spine beams in 1st and 2nd bays; back-to-back rectangular fireplaces, that in the housebody formerly furnished with a spit suspended from a rail still attached to the beam above.

National Grid Reference: SE 43609 16389

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