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The Gardener's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5847 / 52°35'4"N

Longitude: -2.4217 / 2°25'18"W

OS Eastings: 371522

OS Northings: 298622

OS Grid: SO715986

Mapcode National: GBR BZ.B6HP

Mapcode Global: WH9DP.R9ZC

Plus Code: 9C4VHHMH+V8

Entry Name: The Gardener's Cottage

Listing Date: 17 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469176

Location: Stockton, Shropshire, WV15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Stockton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Stockton St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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The Gardener's Cottage

Orangery/planthouse, converted into cottage. Circa mid to late C18; converted circa mid C19. Red brick with stone dressings. Slate roof behind parapet, originally hipped at rear and with central valley. Brick axial stack.

PLAN: original orangery was a single-cell rectangular building with three bays of large windows at front. In about the mid-late C19 it was converted into a cottage, a floor was inserted and a small wing was built at the back. Classical style.

EXTERIOR: two storeys, originally single storey. Symmetrical front, the three bay centre breaks forwards with a moulded stone pediment and cornice, surmounted by urns. Three full-height windows with gauged-brick flat arches, now interrupted by inserted floor and with two-light sashes with glazing bars inserted, the centre ground floor now a doorway with side- lights. Across the front of the ground floor is a five bay wooden trellis verandah. At rear a C19 gable-ended wing with a sixteen-pane sash in the end wall, and flanking outshuts.

INTERIOR: C19 conversion to cottage with inserted floor and partitions.

Listing NGR: SO7152298622

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