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Mill Cottage, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: Mill Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 257392

OS Grid Reference: SJ2852803375
OS Grid Coordinates: 328528, 303375
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6234, -3.0572

Location: Chirbury, Shropshire SY21 8JY

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

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Listing Text

SJ 20 SE

4/67 Mill Cottage (formerly
- listed as Millhouse,
21.3.68 Martonbeech)

- II

Cottage. Late C16 with later alterations. Timber framed-with plaster
infill, graded slate roof. 2-cell plan. One storey and attic. Framing:
small square panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate with short straight tension
braces to rear; roughly coursed limestone rubble to right gable end
incorporates original integral end stack (top rebuilt in C20 red brick)
and mid-C19 red brick left gable end has small integral stack. Late
C19 or C20 gabled timber framed porch to centre with C20 inner and outer
doors has late C19 casement to left and late C20 mullion window to right;
late C19 gabled eaves dormer with 2 casements immediately to left.
Large stone bread oven to rear on right. Interior: timber frame exposed
throughout with woven and wattle and daub infill exposed to 2 panels;
vertical posts to cross-wall, which has infilled doorway predating oak
winder staircase to back wall; right ground-floor room has 2 chamfered
spine beams, that to front with stepped stops, flat joists; large inglenook
fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Single-purlin roof in 2 unequal
bays has central collar and tie beam truss. The cottage was formerly
part of a mill complex.

Listing NGR: SJ2852803375

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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