Moss Cottage


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Moss Cottage, 2, Sandy Lane, Balmer Heath


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Statutory Address:
Moss Cottage, 2, Sandy Lane, Balmer Heath

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Welshampton and Lyneal
National Grid Reference:
SJ 44555 34520


SJ 43 SW 9/195

WELSHAMPTON CP Balmer Heath SANDY LANE (west side) No.2, Moss Cottage

II Cottage, now disused. Probably C17 with later additions and alterations.Red brick and timber frame, roughcast to front; corrugated iron over thatch roof has deep boarded eaves. One storey and attic.

C19 casement to far left and to right of segmental-headed plank door to right of centre. C19 cast-iron latticed eaves dormer directly above right casement and narrow raking eaves dormer with leaded lights to left of left casement. Integral axial red brick end stack to right at junction with No.1, Moss Cottage (not included in this list) has top rebuilt in late C19 red brick. Early C20 single storey red brick addition to left has blocked doorway to left and casement to right.

INTERIOR: right ground floor room has plain spine beam and joists and infilled inglenook fireplace with chamfered segmental wooden lintel. Left room, entered by plank door, has plain joists and oak staircase with right-angled turn. Wide boarded oak floor boards to first floor and stepping of brick stack visible in right room. Single-purlin roof with original thatching spars has centre truss plastered over at time of resurvey (February 1987).

Listing NGR: SJ4455534520


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

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Date: 06 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/12702/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les White. Source Historic England Archive
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