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Yew Tree Cottage, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257384

OS Grid Reference: SJ2891302603
OS Grid Coordinates: 328913, 302603
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6165, -3.0514

Location: B4386, Chirbury, Shropshire SY21 8JT

Locality: Chirbury with Brompton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY21 8JT

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Listing Text

SJ 20 SE

4/59 Yew Tree Cottage
- (Formerly listed as Yew Tree
21.3.86 Cottage, Marton Village)

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1634 with later additions and alterations.
Timber framed with painted brick infill and additions, graded slate
roof. Baffle-entry plan of 3 framed bays with right bay demolished
but rebuilt in late C20 and painted black and white in imitation of
timber frame. One storey and attic. Framing: vertical posts with later
horizontal timbersbelow girding beam and one rectangular panel above
also with later horizontal timbers. Late C20 fenestration, 2 casements
to-ground floor of C17 part, right in position of former entrance, 2
flat-roofed eaves dormers, one in C17 part and one in C20 part; prominent
red brick ridge stack with 3 attached and rebated shafts of star section
and moulded capping immediately to right of centre. Date "1634" inscribed
on girding beam to right of original entrance. Interior: main ground-
floor room (to left of stack) has 2 massive chamfered spine beams with
heavy joists and rebuilt inglenook fireplace. Double-purlin roof with
part of collar and tie beam truss exposed to first bay from left.

Listing NGR: SJ2891302603

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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