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Ford Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigmore, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.316 / 52°18'57"N

Longitude: -2.8588 / 2°51'31"W

OS Eastings: 341556

OS Northings: 268997

OS Grid: SO415689

Mapcode National: GBR BD.W6VG

Mapcode Global: VH76Z.D1JX

Entry Name: Ford Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Last Amended: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150251

Location: Wigmore, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Wigmore

Built-Up Area: Wigmore

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 4069 - 4169
SO 4068 - 4168
Ford Cottage [formerly
8/72 listed as cottage on
9/72 south side of Ford Street
(two tenements 80 yards
W of Vicarage)
Shown on OS map as Ford House.
House, formerly divided into two dwellings. Circa 1600 with late C17
addition, restored late C20. Timber-framed with rendered infill on rubble
base, some rubble walling and shingles at east end. Slate roof with a rebuilt
brick stack at west end of ridge and a C17 recapped brick stack to front of
ridge. Three framed bays and chimney bay aligned east/west with C17 addition
of two framed bays at west end. Main part of two storeys, addition of a single
storey and attic. Framing: main part has two rows of irregularly sized panels
per storey, some short straight braces in lower corners at first floor level;
the firs floor of the north front is jettied on shaped brackets and a rubble
pier at the west end. The south elevation was also jettied originally but
has been underbuilt in rubble. There is a collar and tie-beam truss with
raking struts partly exposed at the west end. The addition has three rows
of square panels from sill to wall-plate; the west gable-end truss is con-
cealed beneath shingles. North front elevation: windows are all C20 casements.
There are two 3-light windows on the ground floor and eight 2-light windows
on the first floor. Main entrance to left of second bay from west end
(probably in original through-passage position) and has a C20 door. The
addition has a 3-light and a single-light C20 casement on the ground floor
and an attic light on the gable end. Beneath the attic light is a C20 lean-to
addition with two garage doors. Also C20 lean-to addition at rear. Interior:
main ceiling beams have run-out chamfer stops and subsidiary ceiling beams
in central ground floor room have bar chamfer stops. (RCHM, Herefs III, p 210,
item 8).

Listing NGR: SO4154869000

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