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Swallowbeck Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebatch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4775 / 52°28'38"N

Longitude: -3.0036 / 3°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 331931

OS Northings: 287088

OS Grid: SO319870

Mapcode National: GBR B6.K15L

Mapcode Global: VH75X.WZGN

Entry Name: Swallowbeck Cottage

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Last Amended: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256997

Location: Colebatch, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Colebatch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


5/83 Swallowbeck Cottage
[formerly listed as
Ivy Cottage (formerly
21/3/68 the Firs)]


House, now cottage. Circa C14 with later alterations and C20 addition.
Timber framed with rendered infil, painted uncoursed rubble, painted
brick, and graded stone slate roof. Remains of one framed bay, probably
of former open hall house. One storey and garret. Framing: close
studding with middle rail; arch-braced cruck truss in eastern gable end.
Large painted uncoursed rubble and rendered end stack to east. 2-light
C19 ground floor casement to north, two C19 attic casements and ground
floor C20 French casements to west. Entrance in mid to late C20 addition
to south-east. Interior: large fireplace with lintel and adjoining
staircase, chamfered beams. N.W. Alcock, Cruck Construction. An
Introduction and Catalogue. C.B.A., 1981, P.143.

Listing NGR: SO3193187088

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