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Shakespeare Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Alrewas, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7323 / 52°43'56"N

Longitude: -1.7457 / 1°44'44"W

OS Eastings: 417270

OS Northings: 314996

OS Grid: SK172149

Mapcode National: GBR 4D5.PGV

Mapcode Global: WHCGJ.4LZ5

Entry Name: Shakespeare Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1953

Last Amended: 10 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272515

Location: Alrewas, Lichfield, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Alrewas

Built-Up Area: Alrewas

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alrewas All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

(South Side)

9/29 No's 78,78a,80,82
9.3.53 (Shakespeare Cottage)
(Nos 78 and 80
previously listed)

The address and the description shall be amended to read:-

(South Side)
9/29 No's 78,78a,80,82 and
9.3.53 84 (Shakespeare Cottage)
(Nos 78 and 80
previously listed)

The last two sentences of the description shall be amended to

" C19 extension: remodelled C20: 2 storeys with thatched roof:
square-headed casements with glazing bars; glazed doors; eyebrow
dormers. Interior of timber-framed part not inspected,"


SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS C.P. MAIN STREET (South side)

9/29 No.'s 78, 78a, 80 and 82
9.3.53 (Shakespeare Cottage)
(Nos 78 and 80 previously listed)

House now divided. C17. Timber framed; thatched roof with patterned
ridge; brick off-ridge stacks. Originally L-shaped; single-bay hall
range aligned east-west facing north and 2-bay crosswing aligned north-
south, extended by a single bay to the south, early to mid-C19. North
elevation: 2 storeys, hall range to left, 3 square panels to eaves
with straight braces, projecting gabled crosswing to the right, 2 tall
rectangular panels to eaves with herringbone bracing to first floor and
to gable, collar and tie beam roof truss supporting a single pair of
purlins and a ridge piece; irregular fenestration, casements; lean-to
porch to the left with door to the left hand end; left hand (east) gable
end roof truss has V-struts above the collar, one pair of purlins and
ridge piece. West elevation: C17 wing to the left, C19 extension to
the right. C17 wing: left hand bay has closely spaced studs with middle
rail and blocked C17 windows to left of centre and right; right hand bay
has 3 roughly square panels to eaves, irregular fenestration, door to left.
C19 extension: 2 storeys with slate roof; casements with segmental heads
to the right, door with segmental head to the left. Interior not inspected
but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SK1727014996

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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