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Stables to East of Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3945 / 52°23'40"N

Longitude: -2.6749 / 2°40'29"W

OS Eastings: 354170

OS Northings: 277596

OS Grid: SO541775

Mapcode National: GBR BM.QB4R

Mapcode Global: VH844.L27Q

Plus Code: 9C4V98VG+Q2

Entry Name: Stables to East of Brook House

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484114

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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482-1/5/94 Stables to east of Brook House


Stables with hayloft and living accommodation over, now
agricultural outbuilding. Dated 1726. Brick, with rubble stone
plinth with moulded brick cap, and with brick-coped gables.
Plain-tile roof. Later C19 end and rear lean-to extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and attic. South-west front is 5-window
range of segmental-arched openings. Boarded openings at first
floor with 2 openings brick-blocked. 3 boarded openings at
ground level and 2 stable doors. Brick storey bands at first
and second floors. Inset stone tablet with date 1726 and
initials R S. Dovecote holes and ledges under eaves to left.
Rear: plain boarded door with oak frame and C18 oak-framed
mullion window with cyma-moulding to right covered by C19
lean-to at first-floor level built over brick-vaulted
ground-floor retaining wall.
INTERIOR: chamfered bridging beams with ogee chamfer stops at
ground and first floors. Upper floors divided between hayloft
to right and living accommodation to left. Roof of double
trenched purlins with 3 upper cruck trusses: 2 closed trusses
flanking one open truss; trusses with shouldered principals,
cruck spurs, high collars, posts framing door-head, vertical
struts and middle rail. Purlins and open truss members all
chamfered. Attic door reusing C16 carved panelling.

Listing NGR: SO5417077596

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