YEW TREE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055703
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
YEW TREE COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
YEW TREE COTTAGE

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 49375 05947

Details

SJ 40 NE CONDOVER C.P. CONDOVER

5/75 Yew Tree Cottage -

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably C15, re-modelled early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted brick infill and cladding, machine tile roofs. Hall of 3 or 4 framed bays with 2-bay cross-wing projecting to right. One storey and attic, dentilled eaves cornice to hall range; framing: exposed to back wall, square panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate, and to gable end of hall range - much renewed with decorative lozenge motifs; rear gable of cross-wing has V-struts from collar characteristic of C17 timber frame; fenestration all late C19 and C20, 3 casements with segmental heads to ground floor of hall range with larder window to left, 2 roughly central gabled dormers in roof slope, one casement on each floor to cross-wing, both with segmental heads; entrance in angle between hall and cross-wing through C20 lean-to glazed porch; tall red brick ridge stack to centre of hall range and a shorter subsidiary stack to right. Interior: inspection not possible at time of re-survey (1985), but noted as having 3 true cruck trusses with Alcock apex type L2. Alcock (1981), p.143.

Listing NGR: SJ4937505947

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259377
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08171/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
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