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Pinfold Cottage Sycamore Cottage, Ruyton-XI-Towns

Description: Pinfold Cottage Sycamore Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 256709

OS Grid Reference: SJ3909724957
OS Grid Coordinates: 339097, 324957
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8187, -2.9051

Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire SY4 1JA

Locality: Ruyton-XI-Towns
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1JA

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SE
Sycamore Cottage and
8/156 Pinfold Cottage

- II

Farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Probably late C16, extended mid to late C17 with later
additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill; machine tile
roof replacing thatch. Original 2-cell single-storey cottage given first floor
and byre added to right in C17. Present stack also added at same time at junction
between house-part and byre, converting plan to 3-unit baffle-entry type. Later
converted to 2 cottages. 2 storeys. Framing: square panels, 2 from cill to
original wall-plate to C16 part with one smaller panel above to raising of eaves.
4 square panels to former byre. C16 part has long straight tension braces to front
and left gable end with short straight braces to raised tie beam; short straight
tension braces also to right gable end of former byre. Collar and tie beam end
trusses with V-struts from collar and projecting single-purlin ends. C20 casements
throughout, one to each side of central boarded door under lean-to hood to C16 part
with C20 gabled eaves dormers directly above. C20 door under lean-to hood to former
byre has casement and gabled eaves dormer to right. C20 purple brick ridge stack
immediately to left has infilled doorway directly below. C19 coursed and dressed
sandstone block lean-to to right gable end. Interior: not inspected but said to
have chamfered ceiling beams to ground floor and timber frame substantially intact,
including to original back wall. Late C20 two-storey gabled addition at right-
angles to rear on right with painted brick lean-to in angle is not of special
architectural interest. Information from owner, November 1986.

Listing NGR: SJ3909724957

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Source: English Heritage

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