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Description: Cow House Approximately 25 Metres to North West of Acorn Cottage
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255328
OS Grid Reference: SJ8356109278
OS Grid Coordinates: 383561, 309278
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6810, -2.2446
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SJ 80 NW TONG C.P. OFFOXEY ROAD, Bishop's
Wood (North side)
7/2 Cow House approximately
- 25 metres to North-West of
Cow House. Circa 1818. Coursed rubble with gault and grey brick window
details,and old tile roof. Gothic style. 1 storey. Coped battlemented
parapeted gable ends. 2 straight-sided arched windows with crude brick
tracery flanking central blocked entrance with lintel and open straight-
sided arched tympanum; inserted boarded door to right partly destroying
the right-hand window. End elevations have large straight-sided arched
blind windows with Y-traceried brick panels. Stone plaque to South
inscribed: "RANDZ de VACHE". This is one of a series of eccentric
outbuildings erected on the Tong Estate by George Durant the younger.
Acorn Cottage to South (not listed) is dated 1818. (qv. Pig Sty to
North of Acorn Cottage, fowl house to West of Vauxhall Farmhouse,
kennels to East of the Red House, etc.). G. Griffith, History of Tong
and Boscobel, 1894, pp. 154-61; D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe,
Waine Research Publications, p.60.
Listing NGR: SJ8355809278
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Source: English Heritage
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