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Description: The Old Shop
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
MELVERLEY C.P. CROSSLANES
SJ 31 NW
11/117 The Old Shop
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
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Source: English Heritage
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