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The Day House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leebotwood, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5799 / 52°34'47"N

Longitude: -2.7631 / 2°45'47"W

OS Eastings: 348385

OS Northings: 298281

OS Grid: SO483982

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.BDG3

Mapcode Global: WH8CD.JFF1

Entry Name: The Day House

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259592

Location: Leebotwood, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leebotwood

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


4/51 The Day House

- II

Farmhouse, latterly 3 cottages. Mid- to late C17 with C19 and C20
alterations and additions. Timber framed with red brick nogging,
partly rebuilt in red brick and extended in uncoursed grey/yellow
sandstone rubble; corrugated asbestos roof. 4 framed bays aligned
approximately north-east/south-west, with addition to south-west.
Framing: square panels, 3 from sole plate to wall plate. One storey
and attic. North-west front: 4 early C20 flat-topped dormers with
2-light metal casements; large integral T-plan brick end stack to
left with oversailing cap and brick ridge stack off-centre to right
(formerly integral end stack before addition). 5-window front; small
CL9 and C20 wooden and metal casements; segmental-headed boarded door
to right; C19 addition to right with flat-topped dormer and sheeted-
over ground-floor window. Exposed collar and tie-beam truss in left-
hand gable end with queen struts and v-struts. Large dressed yellow/grey
sandstone blocks at base of stack. 4 dormers and boarded door at
rear. Interior: collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts; staggered
purlins; timber framed cross-walls; chamfered beams with ogee stops;
large open fireplace; 2 staircases. Interior of C19 addition not
inspected. The C19 cottage was probably added when the C17 farmhouse
was divided.

Listing NGR: SO4838598281

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