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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1054563



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Colebatch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 256997

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5/83 Swallowbeck Cottage [formerly listed as Ivy Cottage (formerly 21/3/68 the Firs)] GV II House, now cottage. Circa C14 with later alterations and C20 addition. Timber framed with rendered infil, painted uncoursed rubble, painted brick, and graded stone slate roof. Remains of one framed bay, probably of former open hall house. One storey and garret. Framing: close studding with middle rail; arch-braced cruck truss in eastern gable end. Large painted uncoursed rubble and rendered end stack to east. 2-light C19 ground floor casement to north, two C19 attic casements and ground floor C20 French casements to west. Entrance in mid to late C20 addition to south-east. Interior: large fireplace with lintel and adjoining staircase, chamfered beams. N.W. Alcock, Cruck Construction. An Introduction and Catalogue. C.B.A., 1981, P.143.

Listing NGR: SO3193187088

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, (1981), 143

National Grid Reference: SO 31931 87088


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