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Description: Isle of Rhea Cottage
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149605
OS Grid Reference: SO5391751984
OS Grid Coordinates: 353917, 251984
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1642, -2.6751
SO 55 SW
ISLE OF RHEA
Isle of Rhea Cottage
House. Mid-C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base and corrugated asbestos roof Two framed bays aligned north-west/south-east with large external rubble chimney and brick stack at north-west end. Single storey and attic with half-dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate and some short straight braces across lower outer corners of upper outer panels; collar and tie-beam trusses, south-east end truss has three struts beneath collar and V-strut in apex. South-west front elevation: windows are C20 casements. There is a 3-light ground floor window, a square stairlight and a raking-top half~dormer with a 2-light window. Main entrance to right of centre has a C20 lean-to glazed timber porch and glazed door within. Attic lights in gable ends. Continuous rubble outshut at rear which has an external rubble chimney with a brick stack and bread oven. (This is probably a C19 kitchen addition). Also glazed C20 addition at north-west end. (RCHM, Herfs II, p 16, item 18).
Listing NGR: SO5391751984
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Source: English Heritage
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