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Keeper's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2654 / 52°15'55"N

Longitude: -2.2275 / 2°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 384569

OS Northings: 263050

OS Grid: SO845630

Mapcode National: GBR 1F5.TYB

Mapcode Global: VH92F.BBR6

Entry Name: Keeper's Cottage

Listing Date: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148041

Location: Ombersley, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: 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


9/146 Keeper's Cottage


- II

Cottage. Probably C15 origins, rebuilt C17 and altered mid-C19 and mid-C20.
Timber-framed with brick and rendered wattle-and-daub infill, brick replace-
ment walling, plain tiled roofs, main brick ridge stack with oversailing cap
courses and also external brick stack at right side. Hall and cross-wing
type plan, hall of three framed bays with stack probably inserted in former
through-passage and leaving a lobby entrance at rear; cross-wing to east
of two framed bays. Framin : three square panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in upper corners and collar-and-tie-beam trusses
with queen struts and V-strut in apex. Front elevation: irregular fenestra-
tion; main part has a 2-light and a 3-light casement with cambered heads;
gabled dormer with 2-light casement; main entrance to right of chimney and
has a doorcase with open pediment and pilasters and a ledged and battened
door; cross-wing gable end has a ground floor 2-light casement and an attic
light and is weatherboarded in the gable apex. Interior: intermediate
collar-and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts; cross frame east of main
chimney has remains of blades of full cruck trusses.

Listing NGR: SO8456963050

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