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Smewins Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shottesbrooke, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.4779 / 51°28'40"N

Longitude: -0.7822 / 0°46'55"W

OS Eastings: 484667

OS Northings: 176138

OS Grid: SU846761

Mapcode National: GBR D71.72Q

Mapcode Global: VHDWX.D3BW

Entry Name: Smewins Cottage

Listing Date: 11 April 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41117

Location: Shottesbrooke, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL6

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Shottesbrooke

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Shottesbrooke

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 87 NW (west side)

Nos. 1 & 2 (Smewins Cottage)


Moated house, now disused cottage. C15, altered and extended C16, C17, altered C18 and
C19. Part timber frame with part render and part brick infill; part render; part brick;
part in Flemish bond, part in rat-trap bond. Irregular plan; gables on each front. 2
storeys. 4 chimneys. Windows mostly C19 casements. Entrance (east) front:
irregular. 2, one-bay gables both with timber-framing exposed; the left gable
projects further forward than the right. The left gable has a rendered, projecting
plinth; 3-light window on first floor and a single-light window to left of centre on
ground floor; queen post roof truss. The right gable has a 3-light casement window on
first floor, with close-studding under; a 3-light casement window to left of centre
on ground floor; a redundant crown post roof truss with later queen struts, and large
jowled posts. The section between the gables has rendered infill and a plain entrance
door on the left with small, tiled, hood. On the right of the right gable is a later
extension with brick facing and a late C18 sash window with thin glazing bars and
cambered head. The gable return to this section has a projecting gable chimney and
some timber-frame visible with rendered infill on the upper level. The lower level
has been underbuilt in brick. An interior inspection was not allowed at the time of
survey. The moat on the north west, and south sides of the lone is a scheduled
ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU8466776138

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