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Laundry Cottage rossall Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7322 / 52°43'56"N

Longitude: -2.7923 / 2°47'32"W

OS Eastings: 346596

OS Northings: 315248

OS Grid: SJ465152

Mapcode National: GBR BG.0Z4S

Mapcode Global: WH8BM.2LM8

Plus Code: 9C4VP6J5+V3

Entry Name: Laundry Cottage rossall Cottage

Listing Date: 29 January 1952

Last Amended: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259100

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NE
6/39 Rossall Cottage and Laundry
29.1.52 Cottage (formerly listed as
Rossdall Cottages)

- II

Former service block, now pair of cottages. Circa 1677 with some alterations
and additions of 1965. Red brick with some painted stone dressings. C20
concrete tile roof. Formerly one of a pair of service blocks flanking the
forecourt to the north-west of Rossall House (both the other service block
and the house are now demolished). Two storeys. North-east front:
dentil brick eaves cornice and parapeted gable ends with stone copings.
External brick lateral stack off-centre to left at front and large brick
stack off-centre to right at rear. 1:3:1 bays, central break with flat roof
(formerly with large triangular pediment, now demolished); small-paned
wooden cross windows with painted stone cills and gauged-brick heads with
triple keystones. Inserted first-floor left-hand window and blind first-
floor right-hand window. Central C20 half-glazed door with Gibbs surround.
First-floor segmental-headed wooden cross window in right-hand gable end.
Flat-roofed one-storey late C20 addition to right. Interior not inspected.
Rossall, dated 1677, was built for Edward Gosnell, a London merchant who
subsequently became Mayor of Shrewsbury, and was demolished in 1965. B.O.E.,
p. 235-6; Ed. Peter Reid, Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses. Vol. II,
(1980), p. 111; N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SJ4659615248

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