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Shute Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Manorbier, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6447 / 51°38'41"N

Longitude: -4.7974 / 4°47'50"W

OS Eastings: 206546

OS Northings: 197699

OS Grid: SS065976

Mapcode National: GBR GC.C8KF

Mapcode Global: VH2PQ.SXNJ

Entry Name: Shute Cottage

Listing Date: 14 May 1970

Last Amended: 12 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5978

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At left of the road o the approach to Manorbier Church from the village, beside a stream.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Manorbier (Maenorbŷr)

Community: Manorbier

Locality: Manorbier Village

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

A 2-room single-storey cottage with a central chimney, facing N. The design is C19 picturesque, but the cottage does not appear on the Tithe Map of 1840. (At that date the site was a field belonging to Hill farm, owned by George Millar. At Hill Farm there are also outbuildings with pointed-arch windows).

Exterior

Walls 0.6 m thick in rubble stonework, painted white. Gabled roof of modern tiles with deep verge and eaves overhangs. At the centre is a rendered octagonal chimney stack of moderate height but about one metre breadth, with stone capping and dripstones at the foot. The square base of the chimney is visible above the tiles.

Central door with equilateral pointed arch. The window also have pointed arches but with a smaller span. There are pointed windows at rear also.

At the left gable (E) is a scullery extension in similar masonry under a low-pitched lean-to roof, which is not original.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a mid-C19 picturesque cottage and for group value with St James’ Church.

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