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Latitude: 52.3942 / 52°23'39"N
Longitude: -2.6742 / 2°40'26"W
OS Eastings: 354221
OS Northings: 277564
OS Grid: SO542775
Mapcode National: GBR BM.QBBB
Mapcode Global: VH844.L2MY
Entry Name: Brookhouse Cottage
Listing Date: 29 February 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383683
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484115
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
482-1/5/95 Brookhouse Cottage
Formerly known as: Nos.2 AND 3 Brookhouse Cottages Middleton.
2 houses, now single house. C15 and C17. Timber-frame with
painted rendered infill panels on brick and stone plinth.
Rendered brick central ridge stack. 2-bay C17 range added to
earlier, possibly C15, 3-bay range.
EXTERIOR: single-storey and attic. South-east entrance side:
C17 2-window range with square framing 3 panels high, with
truss posts, girding beam, studs and middle rail, 4 casements
and dormer, cellar entrance in plinth. 3-bay earlier range
with square framing partly underbuilt with brick to left bay.
Plain boarded entrance door under simple canopy, 2-light
casement in left bay. Boarded door, dormer opening, large
swept tension brace in central bay. End bay weatherboarded on
all sides and with lower corrugated iron roof. Left gable
return (south-west): square framing as before, restored with
posts interrupting straight tie beam, roof truss with
weatherboarding over collar. C20 tiled hipped-roofed bay
window at ground floor, and 2-light attic casement. North-west
rear side: 2-bay C17 range square-framed as for front with 2
tension braces per bay. 3 casements, one dormer with 2-light
casement per bay. Earlier range is underbuilt in brick, with
single 2-light casement, and single panel high timber framing
INTERIOR: 3 full cruck trusses survive in the earlier range,
the end truss now truncated at tie-beam level. Single purlin
roof in later range.
Listing NGR: SO5422177564
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