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Church Cottage lychgate Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Salwarpe, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2561 / 52°15'21"N

Longitude: -2.1851 / 2°11'6"W

OS Eastings: 387462

OS Northings: 262004

OS Grid: SO874620

Mapcode National: GBR 1FF.DDW

Mapcode Global: VH92G.2KPC

Entry Name: Church Cottage lychgate Cottage

Listing Date: 21 January 1998

Last Amended: 27 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469029

Location: Salwarpe, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Salwarpe

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Salwarpe and Hindlip with Martin Hussingtree

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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357/4/10003 Church Cottage and
Lychgate Cottage


School and master's house, now two cottages. Circa early C17, extended circa early C18, 1821 and later C19. Timber-framed with red brick nogging and gable-ended plain tile roof; and brick with plain tile hipped roof with deep eaves. Brick gable-end and axial stacks. PLAN: The original school and master's house occupied the timber-framed west range at right-angles to the road. In about the early C18 a brick extension was built at the rear [E]. In 1821 the early C18 wing was rebuilt with a kitchen and school room on the ground floor and two rooms over, facing the road [N] .Later in the C19 [circa 1882] the school was converted into cottages and a shop, a single storey cross-wing was built at the east end and a 2-storey outshut built at the rear [S] .The three cottages are now two dwellings. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Timber-framed 3-window range facing west, with largely C20 casements, C20 glazed door on right and extended in brick on left [N]. North front has symmetrica12-storey 2-window range at centre, with C19 3-light casements with glazing bars and sandstone lintels and ci11s [ground floor right casement replaced], blocked centre doorway and doorways to left and right with flush-panel doors; gabled cross-wing left and right, the left with C 19 3-light casement. At rear [S] , 2-storey outshut with late C20 timber balcony, circa early C18 brick wan to left and timber-frame west range to left of that. INTERIOR: The right [S] room of original west range has chamfered cross-beam and gable end fireplace with large timber bressumer and exposed wall-framing. Lychgate Cottage has some C19 panelled and ledged doors and a wide staircase. NOTE: The school was endowed in 1607 and 1719, and extended in 1821. In 1882 it was replaced by a Board school on another site to the SSE, and became cottages and a shop. SOURCE: Fletcher, D. V., The History of Salwarpe School; Droitwich History and Archaeology Society.

Listing NGR: SO8746262004

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