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Description: Shrove Cottage
Date Listed: 2 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 131291
OS Grid Reference: SP0687011074
OS Grid Coordinates: 406870, 211074
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7983, -1.9018
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CHEDWORTH PANCAKE HILL
12/267 Shrove Cottage
Formerly two cottages. now one detached house. Early C18. extended and roof raised C19:
many C20 window replacements. Mainly limestone rubble, some coursed and squared to
original front; stone slate roof. A symmetrical 2-storey, 2-window cottage extended
one bay right, with gabled wash-house at right angles, left and parallel with ridge,
right; lean-to at left, one-storey, and late C20 glazed porch, right. A one-room thick
cottage set against ground slope with in-windowed back: interior much modified from
original plan. Ground floor has two 5-light recessed chamfer stone-mullioned casements
with some early leading. flanking C20 glazed door under deep plain stone lintol. To
right a 2-light wood casement in former door opening, and a 3-light casement, both to
wood lintols. First floor has 5-light C20 wood casements; to right of central door is
a 2-light stone mullioned window to cellar. Left lean-to has wide plank door, then at
right angles wash-house with door and window. Right end has gabled wash-house with 2
casements, and C20 glazed door and porch. Gables plain stone ashlar stack, left. Back
plain, two lay-lights in roof plane. Interior has deep stone-checked bressomer left.
with bread oven and ingle seat; flanked by wood spiral through two floors. Two rough
chamfered beams in large roan; one rough chamfered large spine beam in right room.
Stone steps to cellar back of main room. No features of interest at first floor level:
roof not accessible, but is of late C19 structure. Left wash-house retains cast iron
pump to stone container above 12m deep well.
Listing NGR: SP0687011074
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Source: English Heritage
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