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Pool Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Orleton, County of Herefordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V8746+7P

Entry Name: Pool Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II

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

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SO 4967
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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