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Brookhouse Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V98VG+M8

Entry Name: Brookhouse Cottage

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484115

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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482-1/5/95 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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