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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176695
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255328
Location: Brewood and Coven, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19
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
SJ 80 NW TONG C.P. OFFOXEY ROAD, Bishop's
Wood (North side)
7/2 Cow House approximately
- 25 metres to North-West of
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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