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SHAKESPEARE COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SHAKESPEARE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1038921

Location

SHAKESPEARE COTTAGE, 78, 78A, 80, 82 AND 84, MAIN STREET

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alrewas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Dec-1991

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272515

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS MAIN STREET (South Side)

9/29 No's 78,78a,80,82 9.3.53 (Shakespeare Cottage) (Nos 78 and 80 previously listed) GV II

The address and the description shall be amended to read:-

SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS MAIN STREET (South Side) 9/29 No's 78,78a,80,82 and 9.3.53 84 (Shakespeare Cottage) (Nos 78 and 80 previously listed) GV II

The last two sentences of the description shall be amended to read:-

" C19 extension: remodelled C20: 2 storeys with thatched roof: square-headed casements with glazing bars; glazed doors; eyebrow dormers. Interior of timber-framed part not inspected,"

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SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS C.P. MAIN STREET (South side)

9/29 No.'s 78, 78a, 80 and 82 9.3.53 (Shakespeare Cottage) (Nos 78 and 80 previously listed) GV II

House now divided. C17. Timber framed; thatched roof with patterned ridge; brick off-ridge stacks. Originally L-shaped; single-bay hall range aligned east-west facing north and 2-bay crosswing aligned north- south, extended by a single bay to the south, early to mid-C19. North elevation: 2 storeys, hall range to left, 3 square panels to eaves with straight braces, projecting gabled crosswing to the right, 2 tall rectangular panels to eaves with herringbone bracing to first floor and to gable, collar and tie beam roof truss supporting a single pair of purlins and a ridge piece; irregular fenestration, casements; lean-to porch to the left with door to the left hand end; left hand (east) gable end roof truss has V-struts above the collar, one pair of purlins and ridge piece. West elevation: C17 wing to the left, C19 extension to the right. C17 wing: left hand bay has closely spaced studs with middle rail and blocked C17 windows to left of centre and right; right hand bay has 3 roughly square panels to eaves, irregular fenestration, door to left. C19 extension: 2 storeys with slate roof; casements with segmental heads to the right, door with segmental head to the left. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SK1727014996

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National Grid Reference: SK 17270 14996

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