Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055676

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1985

Statutory Address: 1 AND 2 GRANGE COTTAGES


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Statutory Address: 1 AND 2 GRANGE COTTAGES

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Condover

National Grid Reference: SJ 48858 03476



9/107 Nos.1 and 2, Grange - Cottages 29.4.85 GV II

Open hall house, now divided into 2 cottages. Probably C14, re-modelled late C15/early C16 with later additions and alterations. No.2 is timber framed with red brick infill but No.1 (also probably timber framed internally) is clad in painted C18 brick, plain tile roofs. T-plan; hall of 21 framed bays (No.2) with 2-bay cross-wing (formerly part-jettied) attached at right-angles to east end. One storey and attic to hall range with 2 storeys and continuous floor band to cross-wing; framing (to No.2): square panels, 2 from cill to wall-plate, in process of restoration at time of re-survey (1985); moulded bressumer on north gable of No.1 shows that this part of the house was formerly jettied; irregular fenestration; 4 late C20 gabled dormers in roof slope to south side of No.2 with 2 late C19 casements on ground floor-to left; late C20 opening knocked through frame to right of centre; north side has 2 gabled eaves dormers with C20 gabled brick porch below that on right; blocked doorway to left in angle with No.1, red brick ridge stack directly above; end stack to right. No.1 has one late C19 casement with segmental head to right on ground floor with a late C20 fixed-light-window above boarded door to left of centre, gabled dormer in roof slope to right. Interior: No.2 has richly moulded cross-beam ceiling with run-out stops (probably early C16) on ground floor; 2 true cruck trusses with cambered collars, curved windbraces and Alcock apex types A and F2 (one immediately to west of inserted stack, chamfered and arch- braced), showing extensive signs of smoke blackening; the side face of the north-east cruck blade on ground floor has been cut away and a carved, moulded post (probably early C17) joined to it: No.1 not inspected but noted as having a chamfered cross-beam ceiling to ground-floor north room and a double-purlin roof (purlin ends exposed externally), the pitch of which has been raised. Alcock, (1981), p.143.

Listing NGR: SJ4885803476


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 259409

Legacy System: LBS


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

End of official listing