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1-6, Rosehill, Pimhill

Description: 1-6, Rosehill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259166

OS Grid Reference: SJ4762715698
OS Grid Coordinates: 347627, 315698
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7364, -2.7771

Location: B5067, Pimhill, Shropshire SY4 3HR

Locality: Pimhill
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 3HR

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NE
6/103 Nos. 1-6 (consec.)
- II

Row of cottages. Mid-to late C18. Red brick with plain tile roofs,
hipped over pavilions. Palladian composition consisting of central 2-bay
2-storey range with flanking one-bay 3-storey pavilions, in turn flanked by
3-bay one-storey ranges with one-bay 2-storey terminal pavilions. Central
block: dentil brick eaves cornice, and integral brick lateral stack at rear,
and slightly projecting pavilions, each with plat band between first floor
and attic, dentil brick eaves cornice, and integral brick lateral stacks.
Segmental-headed wooden cross windows, except central first-floor pair with
straight heads (replaced on ground-floor by C20 casement in second bay from
left). Lunettes in attics of pavilions. Segmental-headed boarded doors
in end bays with flanking segmental-headed side lights and later gabled
porches. Flanking wings, each with dentil brick eaves cornice and central
brick ridge stack. 2-window fronts; 2-light wooden casements, C18 or C19
cross-windows in left-hand block and C20 windows in right-hand block.
Central segmental-headed doors, that in left-hand block boarded with gabled
porch and that in right-hand block glazed. End pavilions, each with
dentil brick eaves cornice and central brick ridge stack. First floor
wooden cross windows and ground-floor segmental-headed half-glazed doors with
segmental-headed side lights. Left-hand end pavilion has one-storey block
to left with segmental-headed wooden cross windows to front and side. Lean-
to at rear of right-hand link block and later parallel range with 2 external
lateral brick stacks at rear of left-hand link block. The reason for the
formal design of these cottages is not clear, although they have have been
intended to be seen as an eyecatcher from Berwick House (q.v.) nearby.

Listing NGR: SJ4762715698

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Source: English Heritage

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