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Smithy Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8565 / 52°51'23"N

Longitude: -2.646 / 2°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 356595

OS Northings: 328971

OS Grid: SJ565289

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.S5RK

Mapcode Global: WH9C7.BG6H

Plus Code: 9C4VV943+HH

Entry Name: Smithy Cottage

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Last Amended: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428410

Location: Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Weston-under-Redcastle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Weston under Redcastle

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5628-5728 REDCASTLE C.P.

17/197 Smithy Cottage
- (formerly listed
28.10.60 as The Smithy)
- II
Shown on O.S. map as The Smithy.
Farmhouse, latterly divided into 2 cottages, now one dwelling. Early
C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted
brick infill; painted brick and rubblestone additions; slate and plain
tile roof. Baffle-entry plan of 4 framed bays. One storey and attic.
Framing: irregular square and rectangular panels, 2 from cill to wall-
plate and with small V-struts from collar to right gable end. Three
late C19 casements to ground floor, one to left and 2 to right of central
C20 diagonally boarded door. Timber framed gabled eaves dormers directly
above left and centre casements have C19 carved bargeboards and windows.
Large stack immediately behind ridge directly to left of entrance has
late C20 yellow brick top. Mid-C19 two-storey gabled rubblestone addition
to rear on left and late C20 flat-roofed brick extension to rear on
right, latter not of special architectural interest. Interior: chamfered
cross beam with exposed joists (mainly renewed) to left ground-floor
room, chamfered cross beam and joists to middle room and heavy joists
to right room. Massive stack has infilled inglenook fireplace to left
room. Plank and muntin door with pointed strap hinges in right room
leads to oak winder staircase with circular newel. Original oak floor
boards and several C17 plank doors to first floor. Collar and tie
beam roof in 4 bays with staggered single purlins.

Listing NGR: SJ5659528971

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