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Leach Meadow Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheinton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6313 / 52°37'52"N

Longitude: -2.5745 / 2°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 361214

OS Northings: 303877

OS Grid: SJ612038

Mapcode National: GBR BR.7BX2

Mapcode Global: WH9DF.F494

Entry Name: Leach Meadow Cottage

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258898

Location: Sheinton, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Sheinton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Sheinton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 60 SW
5/111 Leach Meadow Cottage


Farmhouse, latterly inn, now derelict. Probably early 016, extended
c.1579 with mid-C19 additions and alterations. Timber framed on brick
plinth with plaster and red brick infill, partly re-built in mid-C19
red brick, plain tile roof. 2-bay hall with late C16 range added to
rear. One storey and attic; south wall of hall range re-built in C19
brick, mid-C19 segmental openings (window frames now missing) with boarded
door to right and gabled porch to left, contemporary gabled eaves dormer
to left; framing: close studding exposed to right gable end of hall
range and to back wall, although latter now internal following addition
of close-studded catslide outshut in late C16; late C16 range to rear
is square panelled, 3 from cill to wall-plate with long straight tension
braces and V-struts from collar below which is a beam with inscription
"1579/DHN"; prominent external dressed sandstone stack (top re-built in
C19 brick) to left gable end of hall range with C19 brick lean-to abutting,
C19 red brick lean-to to right gable end also incorporates an external
stack and there is a C19 external stack, also with lean-to abutting, to
west side of late C16 range. Interior: in dangerous condition at time
of re-survey (1985); timber frame substantially intact including square-
panelled cross-wall to hall range; hall range has chamfered spine beams
to ground floor with stepped stops and late C16 range also has chamfered
spine beam with ogee stops; chamfered wooden lintels to fireplaces,
cellar beneath late C16 range; collar and tie beam roofs. There is no
access at either ground floor or first floor level between hall range
and late C16 range.

Listing NGR: SJ6121403877

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