Visiting for the first time since the site upgrade? Read what's new!
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.7281 / 52°43'41"N
Longitude: -1.8801 / 1°52'48"W
OS Eastings: 408191
OS Northings: 314506
OS Grid: SK081145
Mapcode National: GBR 3BN.ZDL
Mapcode Global: WHCGG.2PZD
Entry Name: The Cottage
Location: Longdon, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS15
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Listing Date: 28 January 1988
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430394
Source ID: 1277702
LONGDON C.P. BROOK END (east side)
SK 01 SE
10/76 The Cottage
House. Mid-C16 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed
with plastered and painted brick infill panels; plain tile roof; brick
ridge stack and integral end stacks. T-shaped plan: fully floored
hall range of 3 framed bays aligned east-west facing north, with a 2-
bay parlour wing at the east end. Mid-C19 rear wing attached to the
hall range. 2 storeys; close studding a full storey in height, with
straight braces to the hall range and long straight tension braces to
the parlour wing. Gabled parlour wing to the left with a C20 ground
floor casement and a C16 first floor window with ovolo-moulded mullions
and a carved sill bracket. The gable is jettied out on carved brackets
and the framing is composed of small square panels containing quatrefoils.
The hall range has a central C20 gabled porch with gabled dormer above
containing a mid-C19 glazing bar sash with segmental head; C19 2-storey
canted bay window to the right with C20 glazing bar windows and a hipped
roof. Single-storey canted projection to the left in the re-entrant
angle between hall range and parlour wing. The right hand end of the
hall range has a C19 glazing bar sash with horns to the ground floor,
a blocked C16 window to the first floor, and a collar and tie beam roof
truss carrying 2 pairs of purlins. To the rear of the hall range at
this end is a mid-C19 canted bay with 12-pane glazing bar sashes and hipped
roof. The east and south walls of the wing have 4 tiers of small square
panels. Interior. Entry is now directly into the central hall.
This room has C16 panelling on the west wall incorporating a door, with
a decorative frieze; intersecting cross and spine beams and a timer
bressumer over the fireplace all have ovolo-mouldings with run out stops.
The chimney stack at the east end of the hall backs on to a narrow bay
which probably formed the original entrance passage. This passage
has been blocked by a second stack which heated the parlour wing. The
ground floor of the parlour wing is divided into a large northern bay
with ovolo-moulded cross beam, and a narrow southern bay which may have
been a service room. The south gable of the parlour wing has herringbone
patterned struts which are not visible from the outside.
Listing NGR: SK0819114506
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings