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Lower Bulthy Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7195 / 52°43'10"N

Longitude: -3.0126 / 3°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 331701

OS Northings: 314018

OS Grid: SJ317140

Mapcode National: GBR B5.1QZJ

Mapcode Global: WH8BH.PXM1

Plus Code: 9C4RPX9P+QX

Entry Name: Lower Bulthy Cottage

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259056

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY21

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Great Wollaston

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Lower Bulthy Cottage



Cottage, now field shelter. Probably C16 with C18 and mid to late
C19 alterations. Timber-framed of cruck construction on uncoursed
sandstone rubble plinth with red brick nogging, partly rebuilt in
uncoursed sandstone rubble and red brick; corrugated-iron roof over
thatch. Two framed bays; Two room baffle-entry plan. One storey and
gable-lit attic. Framing: square panels, two from sole plate to
wall plate. Central brick ridge stack. North front: blocked C17
or C18 two-light window to left and later blocked window to right;
central boarded door with later door to right; left-hand gable end
rebuilt in C18 brick, with boarded attic and ground-floor stable-type
door to left (top leaf missing); right-hand gable end rebuilt in
sandstone rubble with 2-light wooden casements to ground floor and
attic; rear: right-hand part rebuilt in C19 brick with segmental-headed
wooden casement; base of large coursed sandstone rubble stack
projecting in centre with evidence of former lime-washing.

ground-floor room to west has chamfered spine beam with plain stops,
unchamfered joists, chamfered floor-plate with plain stops, and large
open fireplace with chamfered lintel and bread oven; ground-floor
room to east has chamfered spine beam and joists with plain stops;
central full-cruck truss (only blade to north and part of collar
visible, the southern blade might have been destroyed); roof with single
purlins and wind braces. The cottage might be a fragment of a larger
house and the stack and floors C17 insertions.

Listing NGR: SJ3170114018

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