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Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259641
OS Grid Reference: SO4653099413
OS Grid Coordinates: 346530, 299413
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5899, -2.7907
SO 49 NE SMETHCOTT C.P. WALKMILLS
4/100 No. 29
Cottage, now part of larger house. Mid-C17 with late C19 and late C20
alterations and additions. Timber framed with painted brick nogging,
front wall rebuilt and the whole extended in C19 brown brick; plain
tile roof. 2-framed bays with additions. One storey and attic. Framing:
square panels (3 from sole plate to wall plate) with short straight
corner braces; scotches. South front: 2 eaves dormers (reconstructed
in C20) with 2-light wooden casements and tile-hung gables; :integral
brick end stack to right. 2-light wooden casement to right; 2 glazed
doors to left, that to right with segmental head. Late C19 and late
C20 additions to left of no special interest. Catslide roof over probably
early C18 timber framed outshut at rear. Right-hand gable end has collar
and tie-beam truss with queen struts. Interior: timber framed cross
wall; chamfered spine beams with ogee stops and plain wide joists; large
open fireplace with lintel; C17 ogee-headed chamfered doorway. Despite
later alterations and additions this cottage is included for its largely
surviving frame and its internal features. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.150.
Listing NGR: SO4653099413
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