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Cow House Approximately 25 Metres to North West of Acorn Cottage, Brewood and Coven

Description: Cow House Approximately 25 Metres to North West of Acorn Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: Offoxey Road, Tong, Shropshire ST19 9AW

Locality: Brewood and Coven
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST19 9AW

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Listing Text

Wood (North side)

7/2 Cow House approximately
- 25 metres to North-West of
Acorn Cottage.


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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