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Description: Oak Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255701
OS Grid Reference: SJ3415727516
OS Grid Coordinates: 334157, 327516
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8411, -2.9789
SJ 32 NW OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. WOOTTON
6/223 Oak Tree Cottage
Open-hall house, now cottage. C14 or C15, re-modelled C17 with
considerable late C20 alterations. Timber framed of cruck construction
now nearly all rendered over, slate roof. Original plan an open hall
with service and solar bays at each end, floored over early C17. One
storey and gable-lit attic; framing: cruck truss with collar exposed
to left gable end and a fragment of wall-plate to back wall; irregular
fenestration, late C20 casements to left, right and centre, latter on
higher level; gabled porch to far right with re-built brick end stack
above. Interior: chamfered spine beam to main ground-floor room with
heavy joists; timber framed (rectangular panels) cross and spine walls,
one beneath second cruck truss with infilled doorway; apexes of crucks
and all traces of third cruck (dividing hall and right-hand bay)
destroyed during late C20 re-building of outer walls and roof. Formerly
known as Lane End Farmhouse.
Listing NGR: SJ3415727516
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Source: English Heritage
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