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The Day House, Leebotwood

Description: The Day House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259592

OS Grid Reference: SO4838598281
OS Grid Coordinates: 348385, 298281
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5799, -2.7631

Location: 1 Home Farm Cottages, Leebotwood SY6 6LX

Locality: Leebotwood
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY6 6LX

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Listing Text


4/51 The Day House

- II

Farmhouse, latterly 3 cottages. Mid- to late C17 with C19 and C20
alterations and additions. Timber framed with red brick nogging,
partly rebuilt in red brick and extended in uncoursed grey/yellow
sandstone rubble; corrugated asbestos roof. 4 framed bays aligned
approximately north-east/south-west, with addition to south-west.
Framing: square panels, 3 from sole plate to wall plate. One storey
and attic. North-west front: 4 early C20 flat-topped dormers with
2-light metal casements; large integral T-plan brick end stack to
left with oversailing cap and brick ridge stack off-centre to right
(formerly integral end stack before addition). 5-window front; small
CL9 and C20 wooden and metal casements; segmental-headed boarded door
to right; C19 addition to right with flat-topped dormer and sheeted-
over ground-floor window. Exposed collar and tie-beam truss in left-
hand gable end with queen struts and v-struts. Large dressed yellow/grey
sandstone blocks at base of stack. 4 dormers and boarded door at
rear. Interior: collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts; staggered
purlins; timber framed cross-walls; chamfered beams with ogee stops;
large open fireplace; 2 staircases. Interior of C19 addition not
inspected. The C19 cottage was probably added when the C17 farmhouse
was divided.

Listing NGR: SO4838598281

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Source: English Heritage

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