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Bench Mark Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hodnet, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8642 / 52°51'51"N

Longitude: -2.6015 / 2°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 359600

OS Northings: 329802

OS Grid: SJ596298

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.RQKP

Mapcode Global: WH9C8.08GL

Plus Code: 9C4VV97X+M9

Entry Name: Bench Mark Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260241

Location: Hodnet, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hodnet

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hodnet

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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SJ 5829-5929
11/85 Bench-Mark Cottage

- II

House, latterly divided. Mid-C17 with mid-C20 alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick nogging. Northern gable end rebuilt in
rendered brick. Slate and C20 machine tile roof. Framing: small
square and rectangular panels, 3 from sole plate to former wall plate.
Eaves raised by one-panel's height in the mid-C20. Baffle-entry plan
of 2 framed bays. 2 storeys. Central brick ridge stack. 4-window
front; C20 one-, 2- and 3-light wooden casements. One ground-floor
C19 cast-iron lozenge-pattern window. Boarded door between first and
second windows from left with C19 gabled timber framed porch. Right-
hand gable end: jettied first floor with hewn brackets. Collar and
tie-beam truss with queen struts. Interior: pairs of chamfered beams
with ogee stops. Ground-floor chamfered wall plates. Large open
fireplace with ogee-stopped chamfered wooden lintel. The house formerly
extended one bay further to the north. The owner (May 1986) possesses
a photograph of the house when it was 3 cottages, before the third bay was
demolished and the eaves were raised.

Listing NGR: SJ5960029802

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