Bridge Row

On the 1843 map only two dwellings shown
perhaps because other cottages were not owned by the Mansel family.
1884 O S map
Unfortunately this map has been cut off to the left of Bridge Row
but just shows all the cottages

Only the top two cottages are for sale in the 1919 Cosgrove Estate Sale

The following are also recorded living in these two dwellings
Number on Plan Name Name of Tenant
Quantity
     
a.
r.
p.
123 Cottage and barn Joseph Hillyer    
3
124 House &c. Mrs. Stamp    
2
 
Details from Plan c.1881
     
Quantity
Number on Plan Name Name of Tenant
a.
r.
p.
123 Cottage & Barn  
 
 
3
124 House & c. Thos. Ratcliffe
 
 
2
School House otherwise Canal House on the left hand corner opposite Bridge Row
A plaque on Pye's Cottage reads 1750 A D

At Cobweb Cottage, at the far end of Bridge Row in the photograph above, there was a cobbled path leading to the back of the Bakery house on Main Street. Behind cupboards at the back of Cobweb Cottage are the remains of old bread ovens, confirming that at one time the Bakery business.extended to the cottages on Bridge Row.


Cosgrove Hall Estate Sale 1919

LOT 17

(Coloured Yellow on Plan Inset)

A Pair of Stone-built and Slated Cottages

each containing Two Upper and Two Lower Rooms, with outside Wood Barn and Garden, being
Pt. No. 215 on Plan, occupying an area of about

15 perches

let on Weekly Tenancies to Mr. Butcher and Mrs. Ratcliffe at 1s. 3d. per week each, making a total
Rental of £6 10s. per annum.

Tithe Free.

Landlord pays Rates.