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Holly Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Goodrich, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 51.8725 / 51°52'21"N

Longitude: -2.6198 / 2°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 357422

OS Northings: 219510

OS Grid: SO574195

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.S6R4

Mapcode Global: VH86P.J6VC

Plus Code: 9C3VV9FJ+23

Entry Name: Holly Cottages

Listing Date: 16 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421633

Location: Goodrich, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Goodrich

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Goodrich and Welsh Bicknor

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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413-0/6/10001 Holly Cottages


House, converted into a pair of cottages. Circa mid-late C17, altered and extended in circa
late C19. Sandstone rubble with a dressed sandstone front wall. Asbestos tile roof with gabled
ends. Dressed sandstone stacks at the gable ends stone weathering, the left with brick shaft;
brick axial stack to right of centre. PLAN: The original 2-room plan house comprises the
kitchen on the left [NW] with a large gable-end fireplace and a smaller room on the right
[now centre], possibly originally unheated. In circa late C19 a 2-storey 1-room plan
extension on the right end and single-storey outshut on the left end were added.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window SW front. C19 2-light casements with
horizontal glazing bars. 2 plank doors near centre. Outshut set back slightly at left end with
plank door on front. Various small casements with glazing bars and 2 plank doors at rear.
INTERIOR: The 2 centre rooms [the original house] have chamfered cross-beams without
stops; the larger left room has a big chamfered stone fireplace with a massive stone lintel and
a C19 range and oven; smaller right hand room has fireplace with an unchamfered stone
lintel and later cream oven to right. Between the two rooms a timber-framed partition,
which serves as the only truss, with a tie-beam, diagonal struts to the collar; studs above the
tie-beam intact but those below, between attic chambers, have been replaced; head of
doorway cut into soffit of tie-beam; trenched purlins appear to have been re-set; trenched
diagonally-set ridgepiece; most of the common rafters intact. Small grates in both chambers.
Some C17 plank doors survive.

Listing NGR: SO5709118180

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