Car crashes into cottage

An historic Cheshire cottage faces demolition after car smashes into it.

Car smashes into historic Cheshire cottage

Car in wall
The high-powered Audi RS4 embedded in historic Nixon's Cottage Credit: Andy Rattray, Cottage Owner
Car in wall
The car smashed through the 600 year old wattle and daub thatched building Credit: Andy Rattray, Cottage Owner
Road were crash happened
Residents say there have been several accidents on the same stretch of road Credit: Andy Rattray, Cottage Owner

An historic cottage in Cheshire is facing demolition after a £55,000 Audi RS4 smashed into the living room.

Andy, 46, and Karen Rattray, 44, were out at the time of the crash at their home in Over Peover, which saw the car go into a 600-year-old oak-framed wattle and daub section of the home.

Local residents say there have has a number of crashes there before and there is a campaign for the council to take action.

Structural engineers have been called in to assess the future of the listed building.

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