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Bircher Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Stretton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5202 / 52°31'12"N

Longitude: -2.8214 / 2°49'17"W

OS Eastings: 344359

OS Northings: 291689

OS Grid: SO443916

Mapcode National: GBR BF.GB2X

Mapcode Global: VH75V.1XSC

Plus Code: 9C4VG5CH+3C

Entry Name: Bircher Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483655

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Church Stretton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Church Stretton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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1312-1/14/92 Bircher Cottage


House. c1500, 1927 front extension, 1983 rear extension.
Painted timber frame and infill panels, painted stone rubble,
painted roughcast and painted render to C20 extensions. Slate
and plain-tiled roofs. Integral stone gable-end stack with
brick shaft. Rectangular plan of 2 framed bays, one of which
is cross wing, with larger C20 extensions on each side.
EXTERIOR: single storey and attic. Set back to left of street
front is single bay of square framing 3 panels high with
ground-floor casement. Later stone stack to left return gable
incorporating probable bread oven. To right is projecting 1927
extension covering right-hand bay.
Rear: to left is framed gabled bay with square framing 3
panels high, tie beam with vertical struts, collar, and twin
raking struts. 3 glazed ground-floor panels, 2-light metal
casement above tie beam. To right is projecting c1983
extension covering right-hand bay. Left return side has square
framing 3 panels high with 2 glazed ground-floor panels.
INTERIOR: full cruck central truss with cruck spurs, ogee stop
chamfered bridging beams.

Listing NGR: SO4435991689

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