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Duce's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3927 / 52°23'33"N

Longitude: -2.6456 / 2°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 356161

OS Northings: 277387

OS Grid: SO561773

Mapcode National: GBR BN.QCCY

Mapcode Global: VH845.3461

Plus Code: 9C4V99V3+3P

Entry Name: Duce's Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484086

Location: Bitterley, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bitterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bitterley with Middleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO57NE Duce's Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Church Farmhouse)


House. C17, remodelled mid C19. Brick, with timber-frame with
painted render infill. Plain-tile roof. Stone projecting end
stack, and brick projecting eaves stack, both with restored
diagonally-set brick twin shafts.
EXTERIOR: north front is 2-window range with C19 cross-wing
and lean-to. Single-storey and attic. C19 cross wing gable to
left with oak mullion window with lattice leading over plain
boarded entrance door with tiled gabled canopy. Gable framing
with straight tie and collar and cusped framed star-shape
over. C17 range to right is square-framed with one brace. One
gabled dormer with single-light leaded casement, ground floor
with C19 brick lean-to outshut. Right return gable: end truss
with tie beam, vertical struts framing oak mullion window,
collar, twin raking struts with inset false cusped applied
timbers, square framing with upper tension brace. Gabled
obscured to left by stepped stone stack and by C19 lean-to at
ground floor. Left return side: main range end-truss with cut
tie beam, vertical struts, collar and raking struts. Ground
floor with C20 lean-to. To right the C19 cross wing with
applied cusping at ridge.
Rear: square framing at attic level underbuilt with mid C19
brick. Central tiled gabled canopy over plain boarded door in
chamfered frame, flanked by oak face-fixed mullion and transom
windows with some lattice leading. C20 lean-to to right.
INTERIOR: twin bridging beams per bay with ogee stopped
chamfers. Internal truss with tie beam interrupted with posts
and collar. Single trenched purlin roof.

Listing NGR: SO5616177387

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