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Lower Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Greete, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.333 / 52°19'58"N

Longitude: -2.6315 / 2°37'53"W

OS Eastings: 357062

OS Northings: 270738

OS Grid: SO570707

Mapcode National: GBR BP.V2V0

Mapcode Global: VH84C.BMNB

Plus Code: 9C4V89M9+69

Entry Name: Lower Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483949

Location: Greete, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Greete

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO57SE Lower Cottage


House. Late C15 core with C17 main range and C20 alterations.
Painted timber frame with painted brick and rendered infill,
brick and stone rubble. Plain-tile roof. Projecting stone
stack with brick stepped upper stages and stone bread oven to
side. L-shaped plan of 3 framed-bay main range and 2
framed-bay cross wing.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and single-storey with attic. Windows
generally C20 casements with leaded lights. West front of main
range has square framing 2 panels high with 3 C20 casements.
Underbuilt frame at ground floor with C20 brick and with
windows flanking tiled enclosed porch.
Left (north) return side: main range gable of square framing 4
panels high on brick plinth with tension brace, covered by
brick stack in centre, with end-truss of straight tie beam,
collar and vertical struts. Cross wing to left with square
framing 3 panels high on stone rubble plinth with swept
tension brace. 3 inserted windows and entrance door with tiled
gabled porch. 2 C19 dormers.
East gable of cross wing: cruck frame at first floor
underbuilt with C19 brick; cruck blades truncated above upper
collar, twin restored struts to lower collar framing a 2-light
window, 3 studs to tie beam, all horizontal members lapped and
notch jointed to cruck blades.
East wall of main range: square framing 4 panels high
underbuilt in brick to south bay only, covered by cross wing
to right.
South sides of both wings rebuilt in C20 brickwork.
INTERIOR: single trenched-purlin roof. Deep chamfered cross
bridging beams to south bay of main range. Double bridging
beams to north bay and to cruck-framed bays.

Listing NGR: SO5706270738

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