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Oak Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8411 / 52°50'28"N

Longitude: -2.9789 / 2°58'44"W

OS Eastings: 334157

OS Northings: 327516

OS Grid: SJ341275

Mapcode National: GBR 76.T2WR

Mapcode Global: WH89Y.6VQ9

Entry Name: Oak Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255701

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: West Felton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


6/223 Oak Tree Cottage

- II

Open-hall house, now cottage. C14 or C15, re-modelled C17 with
considerable late C20 alterations. Timber framed of cruck construction
now nearly all rendered over, slate roof. Original plan an open hall
with service and solar bays at each end, floored over early C17. One
storey and gable-lit attic; framing: cruck truss with collar exposed
to left gable end and a fragment of wall-plate to back wall; irregular
fenestration, late C20 casements to left, right and centre, latter on
higher level; gabled porch to far right with re-built brick end stack
above. Interior: chamfered spine beam to main ground-floor room with
heavy joists; timber framed (rectangular panels) cross and spine walls,
one beneath second cruck truss with infilled doorway; apexes of crucks
and all traces of third cruck (dividing hall and right-hand bay)
destroyed during late C20 re-building of outer walls and roof. Formerly
known as Lane End Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SJ3415727516

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