Description: Moss Cottage
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260892
OS Grid Reference: SJ4455534520
OS Grid Coordinates: 344555, 334520
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9052, -2.8258
WELSHAMPTON C.P. SANDY LANE, Balmer
SJ 43 SW Heath (west side)
9/195 No. 2, Moss Cottage
Cottage, now disused. Probably C17 with later additions and alterations.
Red brick and timber frame, roughcast to front; corrugated iron over
thatch roof has deep boarded eaves. One storey and attic. C19 case-
ment to far left and to right of segmental-headed plank door to right of
centre. C19 cast-iron latticed eaves dormer directly above right case-
ment and narrow raking eaves dormer with leaded lights to left of left
casement. Integral axial red brick end stack to right at junction with
No.1, Moss Cottage (not included in this list) has top rebuilt in late
C19 red brick. Early C20 single-storey red brick addition to left has
blocked doorway to left and casement to right. Interior. Right ground-
floor room has plain spine beam and joists and infilled inglenook fire-
place with chamfered segmental wooden lintel. Left room, entered by
plank door, has plain joists and oak staircase with right-angled turn.
Wide boarded oak floor boards to first floor and stepping of brick stack
visible in right room. Single-purlin roof with original thatching spars
has centre truss plastered over at time of resurvey (February 1987).
Listing NGR: SJ4455534520
Source: English Heritage
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