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Harp Bank Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3179 / 52°19'4"N

Longitude: -2.5988 / 2°35'55"W

OS Eastings: 359279

OS Northings: 269031

OS Grid: SO592690

Mapcode National: GBR BQ.W4WY

Mapcode Global: VH84K.W0ZF

Plus Code: 9C4V8C92+4F

Entry Name: Harp Bank Cottage

Listing Date: 21 August 1991

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483848

Location: Burford, Shropshire, WR15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Tenbury Wells

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Burford, 3rd Portion

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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582-1/8/18 (West side)
21/08/91 Harp Bank Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Harp Bank Cottage (or Signalman's


Canal house later used as a railway signalman's house. c1795
for the Leominster-Stourport Canal and altered c1858 for the
Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway Company. Red brick in Flemish
garden-wall bond. Plain-tiled roof with gabled ends. Brick
lateral stack at rear with 2 diagonally-set shafts and brick
stack on side of outshut with tall shaft.
PLAN: probably originally single-room plan with entrance to
left of front and heated from lateral stack from rear.
Extended by addition of heated single storey outshut at
right-hand (north-west) end in mid C19.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 2 windows with metal casements (leaded
panes missing) in segmental-headed openings. Similar but
smaller casement to left of centre in gable, without transom.
Segmental arch to doorway on left with plank door.
Single-storey outshut on right-hand end with tall brick stack
and similar windows in left-hand (south-east) gable end. Part
projecting lateral stack at rear with very small square window
to left.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO5927969031

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