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Cow House Approximately 10 Metres to North West of Middle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Smethcott, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5822 / 52°34'55"N

Longitude: -2.834 / 2°50'2"W

OS Eastings: 343587

OS Northings: 298589

OS Grid: SO435985

Mapcode National: GBR BF.BDYR

Mapcode Global: WH8CC.FCQ8

Entry Name: Cow House Approximately 10 Metres to North West of Middle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259626

Location: Smethcott, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Smethcott

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Smethcote St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 4359 9859

3/85 Cow house approx.
- 10 metres to north-
west of Middle


Barn, now cow house. Probably C16 with C17 and C19 alterations and
additions. Weatherboarded timber frame of cruck construction on red
sandstone rubble plinth, partly rebuilt in C19 red sandstone rubble
and red brick; plain tile roof. 3 framed bays. North-east front:
2 openings (right-hand boarded) flanking C20 door off-centre to left;
rear with C20 window and pair of large boarded doors. Interior: 2
full cruck trusses with tie-beams, collars (one curved with cruck
blades truncated above), and yokes (Alcock apex-type L1); possible
former third cruck truss with lower parts removed and inserted C19
tie-beam with raking struts; C17 collar and tie-beam truss with queen
struts, v-struts, and square-panelled cross-wall. It has been suggested
(Alcock) that this was formerly a domestic building. The cow house
forms part of a complete farmstead group including a large barn (q.v.)
and a farmhouse (q.v.). Alcock, pp.96 and 144.

Listing NGR: SO4358798589

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