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Park Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2684 / 52°16'6"N

Longitude: -2.2283 / 2°13'42"W

OS Eastings: 384514

OS Northings: 263387

OS Grid: SO845633

Mapcode National: GBR 1F5.MG4

Mapcode Global: VH92F.B7BV

Entry Name: Park Cottages

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148098

Location: Ombersley, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ombersley

Built-Up Area: Ombersley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ombersley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


Nos 1 and 2
9/202 Park Cottages (formerly
listed as Park Villas)


Pair of cottages. C17; rebuilt 1841 on present site. Timber-framed,
painted brick infill, plain tiled roof with bands of fishscale tiles, moulded
finials at gable ends, two external brick chimneys at rear, one with four and
one with two diagonal stacks with oversailing cap courses and one cogged cap
course. Three framed bays with gable end entrances and single-bay wings to
rear end bays; single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: irregular,
mainly four panels from sill to wall-plate, the top row having decorative
alternate cross and diaper patterns, gable end collar-and-tie-beam trusses
with V-struts in apex; right end bay is jettied to the front elevation on
shaped brackets. Front elevation: ground floor has three oriel windows
on carved brackets, each with two splayed mullions and transom and tiled
weathering and moulded architraves; the left and central bay has a gabled
dormer with 2-light casement and the right gabled jettied end has a 3-light
casement with the restoration date "1841" in the apex. Each gable end has
a gabled timber-framed and balustraded porch, and a ledged and battened
door with a moulded architrave and an attic light. Interior not inspected.
The cottages originally stood in Pewterer's Alley, Wribbenhall, Bewdley
and were moved to their present site in 1841.

Listing NGR: SO8451463387

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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