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Rock Cottage

 
Although ancient,  Rock Cottage retains many features from the past.  The walls and ceilings are beamed and in the sitting room  is a large open fireplace and a bread oven. Today a modern woodburner provides cosy warmth in the winter and on chilly evenings.

Our gallery, an alternative  sitting area, opens onto the  large, modern kitchen, which is designed to be in sympathy with the old part of the cottage, having oak beams and thick 'ccttage' walls. Meals are taken here at our large oak farmhouse table.

Our guests are welcome to share with us the areas mentioned.

History

Rock Cottage is known to be over 300 years old and was named long ago for the local rock upon which it stands and indeed into which it is partially built. The bedrock is never far from the surface and can be seen in the base of the cottage walls, both outside and in and in outcrops in the garden. In the 19th Century 'Rock' as it was then known, was the home of an independent cottager who made his living by hedging, ditching, making axe handles and doing any odd jobs which came his way. His wife was the local midwife and proudly boasted that she had 'delivered---children and never lost a mother'! 1
 
 

 1'The Church In St. Margaret's' by Raymond Holley Limted Editions 2009

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