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Garden Cottage with Attached Kitchen Garden Wall and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8792 / 52°52'45"N

Longitude: -2.9918 / 2°59'30"W

OS Eastings: 333348

OS Northings: 331768

OS Grid: SJ333317

Mapcode National: GBR 75.QRRG

Mapcode Global: WH89R.0WLL

Entry Name: Garden Cottage with Attached Kitchen Garden Wall and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255844

Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whittington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whittington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITTINGTON C.P. ELLESMERE ROAD (south side)
SJ 3231-3331
11/128 Garden Cottage with attached
kitchen garden wall and out-
buildings
II
Shown on O.S. Map as Halston Gardens.
Gardener's cottage with attached kitchen garden wall and associated outbuild-
ings. Late C18 with minor later alterations. Cottage: red brick; graded
slate roof with external end stacks. 2 storeys and attic; 3 bays. 16-
paned glazing bar sashes on each floor to left and right of central 6-panel
door (top panels now glazed) with rectangular barred overlight. Two C19
gabled dormers to top of roof slope. Single-storey brick lean-to to right
has 16-paned glazing bar sash window to front. Situated at north-east
corner of kitchen garden wall enclosing rectangular area of approximately
100 x 70m. Red brick with stone coping, chamfered on east and west sides
with ball finials to corners. Main entrance on east: sandstone ashlar
gate piers with moulded plinths and capping surmounted by ball finials.
Entrance on south through moulded stone doorway with eared architrave; similar
entrance to west with coping ramped up around doorway and ball finials.
Plain segmental-headed doorway towards west end on north. Buttresses to
outside on east. Range of contemporary lean-to outbuildings attached to
outside on north has mid-C19 casements (some leaded) with mixture of gauged
heads and stone lintels and cills. 2 heating flues and cast-iron pump
attached towards east end. Interior of cottage: has central straight-
flight staircase. Contemporary wooden fireplaces to ground-floor rooms,
left Adam style and right with Greek-key pattern.


Listing NGR: SJ3334831768

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