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Swallowbeck Cottage, Colebatch

Description: Swallowbeck Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 256997

OS Grid Reference: SO3193187088
OS Grid Coordinates: 331931, 287088
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4775, -3.0036

Location: A488, Colebatch, Shropshire SY9 5JY

Locality: Colebatch
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5JY

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Listing Text


5/83 Swallowbeck Cottage
[formerly listed as
Ivy Cottage (formerly
21/3/68 the Firs)]


House, now cottage. Circa C14 with later alterations and C20 addition.
Timber framed with rendered infil, painted uncoursed rubble, painted
brick, and graded stone slate roof. Remains of one framed bay, probably
of former open hall house. One storey and garret. Framing: close
studding with middle rail; arch-braced cruck truss in eastern gable end.
Large painted uncoursed rubble and rendered end stack to east. 2-light
C19 ground floor casement to north, two C19 attic casements and ground
floor C20 French casements to west. Entrance in mid to late C20 addition
to south-east. Interior: large fireplace with lintel and adjoining
staircase, chamfered beams. N.W. Alcock, Cruck Construction. An
Introduction and Catalogue. C.B.A., 1981, P.143.

Listing NGR: SO3193187088

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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