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Long Meadow pear Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7041 / 52°42'14"N

Longitude: -2.7341 / 2°44'2"W

OS Eastings: 350491

OS Northings: 312083

OS Grid: SJ504120

Mapcode National: GBR BK.2ML8

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Z968

Entry Name: Long Meadow pear Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454946

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Giles with Sutton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SW ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/17/40 (South side)
19/09/72 Nos.127A AND 127B
Long Meadow (127A) and Pear Tree
Cottage (127B)
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY FOREGATE
(South side)
Long Meadow)

II

Barn, now dwelling, and cottage. Largely later C18, but
possibly incorporating timbers from an earlier building on the
site. Barn converted in 1948. Timber-framed with brick plinth
and panel infill, and brick, with plain tiled roof.
Long Meadow, the former barn, is 2 storeys, framed in square
panels for 11 bays with high brick plinth. Small section of
wall to rear renewed in brick, probably late C19. To the
right, small store of 4 bays, the timber encased in brick on
the front elevation. Doorway to left in small gabled porch,
with Mannerist posts said to be taken from a house in Dogpole.
Inserted metal-framed windows on each floor. Cross vents in
right hand section, and in cross wall dividing what is now the
house from the storage bays beyond. Loft door in this right
hand section. Queen post roof construction internally.
Pear Tree Cottage forms a continuation of the barn range to
the left. Single casement window in front elevation, the
doorway to the left of the gable wall, with casement window
alongside and above, with single ring cambered heads. Blind
window in apex of coped gable.


Listing NGR: SJ5049112083

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

Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SW ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/17/40 (South side)
19/09/72 Nos.127A AND 127B
Long Meadow (127A) and Pear Tree
Cottage (127B)
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY FOREGATE
(South side)
Long Meadow)

II

Barn, now dwelling, and cottage. Largely later C18, but
possibly incorporating timbers from an earlier building on the
site. Barn converted in 1948. Timber-framed with brick plinth
and panel infill, and brick, with plain tiled roof.
Long Meadow, the former barn, is 2 storeys, framed in square
panels for 11 bays with high brick plinth. Small section of
wall to rear renewed in brick, probably late C19. To the
right, small store of 4 bays, the timber encased in brick on
the front elevation. Doorway to left in small gabled porch,
with Mannerist posts said to be taken from a house in Dogpole.
Inserted metal-framed windows on each floor. Cross vents in
right hand section, and in cross wall dividing what is now the
house from the storage bays beyond. Loft door in this right
hand section. Queen post roof construction internally.
Pear Tree Cottage forms a continuation of the barn range to
the left. Single casement window in front elevation, the
doorway to the left of the gable wall, with casement window
alongside and above, with single ring cambered heads. Blind
window in apex of coped gable.


Listing NGR: SJ5049112083

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