Description: The Cop
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259046
OS Grid Reference: SJ3991210147
OS Grid Coordinates: 339912, 310147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6857, -2.8903
SJ 3810-3910 WESTBURY C.P. YOCKLETON
16/139 Nos. 6 and 7 (The Cop)
Farmhouse, now divided. Mid-C17 with late C19 alterations and C20
additions. Timber framed on coursed Alberbury breccia and red brick
plinth and with red brick nogging; partially rebuilt and eaves raised
in red brick; slate roofs. L-plan; 2 framed bays with gabled cross-
wing of 1 1/2 framed bays. One storey and attic and 2 storeys. Brick
stack just off ridge to west at junction of hall range and cross-wing
and C19 external lateral brick stack to east; small gabled eaves dormer
to south with 2-light wooden casement and large gabled eaves dormer to
west, also with 2-light wooden casement. Framing: square panels (3
from sole-plate to wall-plate) with short straight corner braces.
East front: 2-light wooden casement in gable to left and 2-light wooden
first-floor casement to right; ground-floor C20 two-light wooden
casement and one-light wooden casement to left, and 2-light wooden casement
to right; roughly central entrance; C20 flat roofed one-storey brick
addition in front to right has 3-light casement and half-glazed door,
and projects at right-angles to right with garage. Gable to left
has exposed collar and tie-beam truss with queen struts and V-struts.
2-window south front. C20 brick additions and further entrance at rear.
Interior not inspected but chamfered beams and joists noted. C. Ryan,
The evolution of the peasant house in Shropshire. Medieval-c.1850. The
Parish of Westbury, unpublished thesis (October 19J9) Manchester University,
V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 304.
Listing NGR: SJ3991210147
Source: English Heritage
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