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Description: Barberry Cottage
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150239
OS Grid Reference: SO4116169029
OS Grid Coordinates: 341161, 269029
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3162, -2.8646
WIGMORE CP CASTLE STREET (south side)
SO 4069 - 4169
8/60 Barberry Cottage
House. Early C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed
with rendered infill on rubble base, some rubble walling, partly rendered
with slate roof; tall C19 brick stack to west side. Probably two framed
bays aligned north/south with large external chimney on west side of north
bay and continuous timber-framed lean-to with catslide roof adjoining
remaining part of west elevation. Single storey and attic. Framing: visible
at north end which was originally jettied and has been underbuilt in rubble.
Two square panels at first floor level with short straight braces in upper
corners. Interrupted collar and tie-beam truss with V-strut in apex. South
bay (probably original parlour) is said to have close-set studding on
eastern side. West lean-to has two rows of panels from sill to wall-plate.
East front elevation: ground floor 3-light C20 casement and lean-to-porch on
timber posts with boarded infill and C20 door. Attic lights in gable ends.
C19 single-storey single-bay service wing adjoins to north-west and has a
2-light casement in its east elevation. Interior: stop chamfered main ceil-
ing beams. Wall-post and moulded bracket of former jetty visible to north-
west. Large fireplace now partly blocked. (RCHM, Vol III, p 210, item 18).
Listing NGR: SO4116169029
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Source: English Heritage
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