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Stables to East of Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text


BITTERLEY

SO57NW MIDDLETON
482-1/5/94 Stables to east of Brook House

GV II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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