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Brook Cottage, Westbury

Description: Brook Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259032

OS Grid Reference: SJ3538809437
OS Grid Coordinates: 335388, 309437
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6788, -2.9571

Location: Station Road, Westbury, Shropshire SY5 9RB

Locality: Westbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9RB

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Listing Text


18/125 Brook Cottage

- II

Cottage. Probably early C18. Painted coursed sandstone rubble
with slate roof. 2-room plan. 2 storeys. Large external stone
and stack to left with brick top stage and external brick end stack
to right. 2-window front; C19 two-light wooden casements; central
boarded door and C20 half-glazed gabled porch with door in right-hand
return front. One-storey lean-to addition to left with segmental-
headed 2-light casement to right and boarded door to left with gabled
hood. Interior not inspected but large open fireplace with chamfered
shallow triangular-headed lintel. A complete and well-preserved
example of a small C18 cottage. C. Ryan, The evolution of the peasant
house in Shropshire. Medieval - c.1850. The Parish of Westbury,
unpublished thesis (October 1979), Manchester University, p. 177.

Listing NGR: SJ3538809437

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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