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Lower Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Minsterley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6398 / 52°38'23"N

Longitude: -2.9284 / 2°55'42"W

OS Eastings: 337275

OS Northings: 305074

OS Grid: SJ372050

Mapcode National: GBR B9.6V00

Mapcode Global: WH8BX.ZXQ4

Entry Name: Lower Cottages

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258983

Location: Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Minsterley

Built-Up Area: Minsterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Minsterley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

west side)

19/77 Nos. 1 and 2 Lower
- Cottages


Shown on O.S. map as Stall Cottage and No. 2 (Lower House).
House, now divided. Probably early C17, remodelled and probably extended
in the mid-to late C19. Timber framed, partly rebuilt or refaced and
extended in coursed rubblestone with red brick dressings, pebbledashed to
left; right-hand gable end of red brick; plain tile roof. 2 framed bays
with later one-room additions at each end. One storey and attic.
Large central brick ridge stack and integral brick end stack to left;
2 large gabled eaves dormers with 3-light wooden casements. 4-window
front; two C20 two-light segmental-headed casements to left flanking
C20 half-glazed door, and C19 two- and 3-light segmental-headed wooden
casements flanking boarded door to right. Interior of right-hand cottage:
ground-floor room with deep-chamfered beam, plain joists and large open
fireplace with ogee-stopped chamfered beam and mantlepiece; jowls of posts
visible in attic room; collar and cambered tie-beam trusses with queen
struts and v-struts; pairs of purlins with wind braces.

Listing NGR: SJ3727505074

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