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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
Entry Name: Duce's Cottage
Listing Date: 15 March 1974
Last Amended: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383654
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484086
Location: Bitterley, Shropshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Bitterley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Bitterley with Middleton
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO57NE Duce's Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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