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Cow House Approximately 20 Metres to South East of the Malsters Tap

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5513 / 52°33'4"N

Longitude: -2.7294 / 2°43'45"W

OS Eastings: 350639

OS Northings: 295076

OS Grid: SO506950

Mapcode National: GBR BK.D8QW

Mapcode Global: VH83B.M4YJ

Entry Name: Cow House Approximately 20 Metres to South East of the Malsters Tap

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259564

Location: Cardington, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cardington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


12/23 Cow house approx.
- 20 metres to south-
east of The Maltsters


Cow house. C18 with later addition. Thinly coursed yellow/grey sandstone
rubble with weatherboarded timber framed addition; corrugated iron
roof. One storey and loft. 2 raking eaves dormers to front with
boarded doors. 3 boarded doors, outer pair each with 2 leaves. Small
boarded opening in later addition to left. 3 opposed doors at rear.
Interior: tie-beam trusses with raking struts; single purlins. A
complete-example of a 3-door cowhouse; cattle were housed in 2 rows
facing each other, the central door led to a feed passage and the
outer doors were for mucking out. The cow house forms part of a complete
farmstead group with the farmhouse (The Maltsters Tap q.v.) and barn
(q.v.). Included for group value.,

Listing NGR: SO5063995078

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