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Latitude: 52.3057 / 52°18'20"N
Longitude: -2.7382 / 2°44'17"W
OS Eastings: 349760
OS Northings: 267763
OS Grid: SO497677
Mapcode National: GBR BK.WSMW
Mapcode Global: VH84H.H98T
Entry Name: Pool Cottage
Listing Date: 11 June 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081814
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150117
Location: Orleton, County of Herefordshire, SY8
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Orleton
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Orleton
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
ORLETON CP COMBERTON
10/95 Pool Cottage
House. Early C17, remodelled later C17 with some mid-C20 restoration.
Timber-frame with rendered infill, extended in brick with machine tile
roof. L-plan, cross-wing extending to south, other range to east has been
shortened as evidenced by blocked mortices in gable end. Main stack of
rubble with two linked brick shafts laterally placed on west wall of cross-
wing. North front of two storeys, with an attic to gabled cross-wing on
right formerly lit by a blocked 3-light window. First floor has three
plus one windows, the left-hand one a 2-light casement, then two single-
light casements and a 3-light casement. Ground floor has a pair of single-
light casements to left and two 3-light casements. Entrance to left of
centre has a C20 ledged and boarded door. Framing: the cross-wing is
jettied with a moulded bressummer supported on curved brackets rising from
pilasters with capitals. The central window has a moulded sill, with a
carved figure on stud below holding an axe in his right hand. Ground floor
is two square panels high, first floor four rectangular panels high, the
two upper central panels have curved nibbed braces. Roof truss hasa strut
each side of window, lintel formed by a high collar with nibbed curved
struts above. Other range is four square panels high with straight angle
braces. (RCHM, 3, p 159, no 28; Parkinson, J and Ould E A: Old Cottages,
Farmhouses and other half-timber buildings in Shropshire, Herefordshire
and Cheshire, 1904, pl 35).
Listing NGR: SO4976067763
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