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Latitude: 52.5949 / 52°35'41"N
Longitude: -2.8228 / 2°49'21"W
OS Eastings: 344364
OS Northings: 299997
OS Grid: SO443999
Mapcode National: GBR BF.9PR5
Mapcode Global: WH8CC.M11H
Entry Name: Parish House
Listing Date: 7 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177728
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259640
Location: Smethcott, Shropshire, SY6
Civil Parish: Smethcott
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Smethcote St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 40 SW and SO 49 NW
1/99 and 399
Row of 3 cottages. Probably mid- to late C18, possibly incorporating
earlier core. Painted red sandstone rubble with corrugated iron over
thatched roof. Row of 3 single-cell cottages. One storey arid attic.
Small eyebrow eaves dormer off-centre to left with 2-light casement.
Large brick ridge stack off-centre to right and external brick end stack
to left with late C19 brick top stage. 3 small casements, each with
boarded doors to left. 2 later rendered buttresses. 2-light: attic
window in right-hand gable end. Interior: central cottage with low
beamed ceiling, open fireplace with lintel and C19 range, and winder
stair at rear by stack. Interiors of end cottages not inspected. The
row of cottages might incorporate an earlier 2-bay house to the right-
(see straight joint to the left), possibly framed. The cottages are
a rare and unaltered survival of C18 squatters' dwellings.
Listing NGR: SO4436499997
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