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Cow House Approximately 25 Metres to North West of Acorn Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brewood and Coven, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.681 / 52°40'51"N

Longitude: -2.2446 / 2°14'40"W

OS Eastings: 383561

OS Northings: 309278

OS Grid: SJ835092

Mapcode National: GBR 183.WWV

Mapcode Global: WHBFB.HWC2

Entry Name: Cow House Approximately 25 Metres to North West of Acorn Cottage

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255328

Location: Brewood and Coven, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Brewood and Coven

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Wood St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

Wood (North side)

7/2 Cow House approximately
- 25 metres to North-West of
Acorn Cottage.


Cow House. Circa 1818. Coursed rubble with gault and grey brick window
details,and old tile roof. Gothic style. 1 storey. Coped battlemented
parapeted gable ends. 2 straight-sided arched windows with crude brick
tracery flanking central blocked entrance with lintel and open straight-
sided arched tympanum; inserted boarded door to right partly destroying
the right-hand window. End elevations have large straight-sided arched
blind windows with Y-traceried brick panels. Stone plaque to South
inscribed: "RANDZ de VACHE". This is one of a series of eccentric
outbuildings erected on the Tong Estate by George Durant the younger.
Acorn Cottage to South (not listed) is dated 1818. (qv. Pig Sty to
North of Acorn Cottage, fowl house to West of Vauxhall Farmhouse,
kennels to East of the Red House, etc.). G. Griffith, History of Tong
and Boscobel, 1894, pp. 154-61; D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe,
Waine Research Publications, p.60.

Listing NGR: SJ8355809278

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