Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307348

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: THE GATEHOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE GATEHOUSE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Smethcott

National Grid Reference: SO 43557 99454


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3/91 The Gatehouse -


Cottage, latterly inn. Early to mid-C18, possibly incorporating an earlier core. Painted sandstone rubble with brick dressings; plain tile roof. 3-unit baffle-entry plan. One storey and attic. Dentil brick eaves cornice and 3 gabled semi-dormers with 2-light wooden casements; brick ridge stack off-centre to right and integral brick end stack to left. 3-window front; 2-light segmental-headed wooden casements. Half-glazed door between first and second windows off- centre to right with C19 gabled wooden porch. Pair of conically-roofed bread ovens projecting from left-hand gable end. Interior: central ground-floor room has chamfered spine beam, plain joists, and blocked fireplace with lintel. This cottage was a wheelwright's shop in the later C19 and is also said to have been an alehouse known as the Gate%ms Well, possibly the alehouse first recorded in 1616. The Gatehouse occupies a prominent position in the centre of Picklescott. Included for group value. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.149.

Listing NGR: SO4355799454


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Books and journals
Elmington, C R , The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1989), 149

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