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Yew Tree Cottage, Condover

Description: Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259377

OS Grid Reference: SJ4937505947
OS Grid Coordinates: 349375, 305947
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6489, -2.7497

Location: Church Street, Condover, Shropshire SY5 7AA

Locality: Condover
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7AA

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Listing Text


5/75 Yew Tree Cottage


Farmhouse, now house. Probably C15, re-modelled early C17 with later
additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill and
cladding, machine tile roofs. Hall of 3 or 4 framed bays with 2-bay
cross-wing projecting to right. One storey and attic, dentilled eaves
cornice to hall range; framing: exposed to back wall, square panels,
3 from cill to wall-plate, and to gable end of hall range - much renewed
with decorative lozenge motifs; rear gable of cross-wing has V-struts
from collar characteristic of C17 timber frame; fenestration all late
C19 and C20, 3 casements with segmental heads to ground floor of hall
range with larder window to left, 2 roughly central gabled dormers in
roof slope, one casement on each floor to cross-wing, both with segmental
heads; entrance in angle between hall and cross-wing through C20 lean-to
glazed porch; tall red brick ridge stack to centre of hall range and a
shorter subsidiary stack to right. Interior: inspection not possible
at time of re-survey (1985), but noted as having 3 true cruck trusses
with Alcock apex type L2. Alcock (1981), p.143.

Listing NGR: SJ4937505947

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Source: English Heritage

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