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The Old Shop, Melverley

Description: The Old Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 256669

OS Grid Reference: SJ3275818466
OS Grid Coordinates: 332758, 318466
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7596, -2.9978

Location: Cross Lanes, Melverley, Shropshire SY10 8PE

Locality: Melverley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 8PE

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Listing Text

SJ 31 NW

11/117 The Old Shop

- II

Cottage, latterly shop, now reverted to domestic use. Early C17, extended
late C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted
brick infill and partial rebuilding, rendered to rear; corrugated iron
roof. Original single-cell plan with end baffle entry, extended by one
short bay to left in late C17. One storey and gable-lit attic. Framing:
vertical posts to front; collar and tie beam end trusses with V-struts
from collars. Mid-C19 segmental-headed casements to either side of roughly
central segmental-headed boarded door with brown brick ridge stack directly
above. C19 brick lean-to attached and projecting from right gable end.
Interior. Massive central chimney stack has infilled inglenook fireplace
with wooden lintel to right ground-floor room. This has chamfered spine beam
and oak winder staircase behind stack. Flat heavy joists to left room.
Single-purlin roof in 3 bays with collar and tie beam trusses and short
straight windbraces. Left bay (later addition) is shorter and at higher
level with low doorway cut through tie beam of original gable end. Wide
boarded oak floor boards.

Listing NGR: SJ3275818466

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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