Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308269

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Nov-1986

Statutory Address: YEW TREE COTTAGE


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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: Chirbury with Brompton

National Grid Reference: SJ2891602604


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SJ 20 SE 4/59

CHIRBURY C.P. MARTON, Yew Tree Cottage

(Formerly listed as Yew Tree Cottage, Marton Village)




Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1634 with later additions and alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick infill and additions, graded slate roof. Baffle-entry plan of three framed bays with right bay demolished but rebuilt in late C20 and painted black and white in imitation of timber frame. One storey and attic. Framing: vertical posts with later horizontal timbers below girding beam and one rectangular panel above also with later horizontal timbers. Late C20 fenestration, two casements to-ground floor of C17 part, right in position of former entrance, two flat-roofed eaves dormers, one in C17 part and one in C20 part; prominent red brick ridge stack with three attached and rebated shafts of star section and moulded capping immediately to right of centre. Date "1634" inscribed on girding beam to right of original entrance. INTERIOR: main ground-floor room (to left of stack) has 2 massive chamfered spine beams with heavy joists and rebuilt inglenook fireplace. Double-purlin roof with part of collar and tie-beam truss exposed to first bay from left.

Listing NGR: SJ2891602604


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Legacy System number: 257384

Legacy System: LBS

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