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Latitude: 52.8642 / 52°51'51"N
Longitude: -2.6015 / 2°36'5"W
OS Eastings: 359600
OS Northings: 329802
OS Grid: SJ596298
Mapcode National: GBR 7P.RQKP
Mapcode Global: WH9C8.08GL
Entry Name: Bench Mark Cottage
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366816
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260241
Location: Hodnet, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Hodnet
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Hodnet
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
HODNET C.P. ROOKERY LANE (East side)
11/85 Bench-Mark Cottage
House, latterly divided. Mid-C17 with mid-C20 alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick nogging. Northern gable end rebuilt in
rendered brick. Slate and C20 machine tile roof. Framing: small
square and rectangular panels, 3 from sole plate to former wall plate.
Eaves raised by one-panel's height in the mid-C20. Baffle-entry plan
of 2 framed bays. 2 storeys. Central brick ridge stack. 4-window
front; C20 one-, 2- and 3-light wooden casements. One ground-floor
C19 cast-iron lozenge-pattern window. Boarded door between first and
second windows from left with C19 gabled timber framed porch. Right-
hand gable end: jettied first floor with hewn brackets. Collar and
tie-beam truss with queen struts. Interior: pairs of chamfered beams
with ogee stops. Ground-floor chamfered wall plates. Large open
fireplace with ogee-stopped chamfered wooden lintel. The house formerly
extended one bay further to the north. The owner (May 1986) possesses
a photograph of the house when it was 3 cottages, before the third bay was
demolished and the eaves were raised.
Listing NGR: SJ5960029802
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