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Latitude: 52.3531 / 52°21'11"N
Longitude: -2.8409 / 2°50'27"W
OS Eastings: 342820
OS Northings: 273113
OS Grid: SO428731
Mapcode National: GBR BD.SZ4F
Mapcode Global: VH76S.P3ZY
Entry Name: Hotel Cottage
Listing Date: 11 June 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081764
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150201
Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire, SY8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Downton
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
DOWNTON CP DOWNTON ON THE ROCK
SO 47 SW
3/22 Hotel Cottage
Pair of cottages, now one dwelling. Cl7, altered mid-C19, restored late
C20. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base
with rendered rubble wall at south end. Machine-tiled roof with brick
ridge stack. Three framed bays aligned north/south with large rubble
chimney between south and central bay forming a lobby-entry plan. Single
storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-
plate, collar and tie-beam truss with struts and V-strut above collar
at north gable end. East front elevation: windows are all C20 casements.
There are three 2-light windows and a 3-light window on the ground floor,
two gabled dormers with 3-light windows, and a C19 porch with a lean-to
roof on chamfered arch-braced timber posts, a rendered base and a C20 door
flanked by large multi-paned rectangular lights. Attic lights in gable
ends. There is a single-bay gabled rubble addition to the rear of each
bay. Interior is recorded as having some medieval carved stones built into
the main chimney, including one with an heraldic passant lion. (RCHM, Herefs,
Vol III, 1934, p 45; BoE, p l16-7) .
Listing NGR: SO4282073113
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