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Latitude: 52.1518 / 52°9'6"N
Longitude: -2.6665 / 2°39'59"W
OS Eastings: 354497
OS Northings: 250603
OS Grid: SO544506
Mapcode National: GBR FN.6F6K
Mapcode Global: VH859.Q5QR
Entry Name: Broom Cottage
Listing Date: 21 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1082021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 149594
Location: Bodenham, County of Herefordshire, HR1
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Bodenham
Built-Up Area: Bodenham Moor
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Bodenham
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
BODENHAM CP BODENHAM MOOR
SO 55 SW
5/31 Broom Cottage
House, formerly occupied by local blacksmith. Circa 1675 with mid-C19 and
mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed with rendered and painted brick infill
on sandstone base, partly roughcast with slate roof. Two plus one framed
bays aligned north-west/south-east [single-bay part situated at end of range
adjoining to south-east known as The Haven (qv)]. Large rubble chimney at
junction of two-bay and single-bay part with three diagonal brick ridge
stacks; main entrance presently faces chimney forming lobby-entry plan.
Also C20 external chimney at north-west end. There is a continuous timber-
framed lean-to outshut at rear. Part two storeys and attic, part single
storey and attic with half-dormers. Framing: four rows of panels from sill
to wall-plate, collar and tie-beam truss with four struts and V-strut in
apex at north-west gable end. South-west front elevation: two-bay part has
C20 casements on both floors, all of two lights. Single-bay part has a 2-
light ground floor casement, a C19 gabled half-dormer with a 2-light casement,
and the main entrance has a gabled C20 timber porch and C20 door. (RCHM Herefs
II, p 16, item 37).
Listing NGR: SO5449750603
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