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Mahollam Cottages

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kington Rural, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1826 / 52°10'57"N

Longitude: -3.0687 / 3°4'7"W

OS Eastings: 327026

OS Northings: 254355

OS Grid: SO270543

Mapcode National: GBR F3.4PFG

Mapcode Global: VH77F.RDKN

Entry Name: Mahollam Cottages

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150266

Location: Kington Rural, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Kington Rural

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

KINGTON RURAL CP MAHOLLAM
SO 25 SE

7/8 Mahollam Cottages
19.8.53

- II*

House, now sub-divided into three tenements and partly derelict. C15 hall
with inserted floor and cross-wings of C17, further late C19 alterations.
Timber-framed with part wattle-and-daub and part brick infill with weather-
board cladding to north-west gable-end of cross-wing, sandstone rubble plinth
and part refacing, part stone slate and part tiled roof. Five-bay hall aligned
south-west/north-east with stack (with two diagonal shafts) backing onto through-
passage and cross+wing added across roofline in second bay from south-west,
projecting cross-wing added at north-east end and extends to south-east.
Single storey and attic. North-west entrance front: gable end of later cross-
wing to left with 3-light casement window, ledged door to left of similar
window on ground floor, hall range to right with window opening to left of
ledged door, gable end of inserted cross-wing to right has one 2-light casement
window with a similar 3-light window to the ground floor, 4-pane window to
right, small lean-to extension to right enclosing large external gable-end
stack and bread oven. Interior reveals three cruck trusses which appear largely
intact with cambered tie-beams, cusped wind-braces to roof with smoke blackening,
inserted Cl7 ceiling with moulded and chamfered beams, C17 staircase with moulded
newels. (RCHM, Vol III, p 95).


Listing NGR: SO2702654355

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

KINGTON RURAL CP MAHOLLAM
SO 25 SE

7/8 Mahollam Cottages
19.8.53

- II*

House, now sub-divided into three tenements and partly derelict. C15 hall
with inserted floor and cross-wings of C17, further late C19 alterations.
Timber-framed with part wattle-and-daub and part brick infill with weather-
board cladding to north-west gable-end of cross-wing, sandstone rubble plinth
and part refacing, part stone slate and part tiled roof. Five-bay hall aligned
south-west/north-east with stack (with two diagonal shafts) backing onto through-
passage and cross+wing added across roofline in second bay from south-west,
projecting cross-wing added at north-east end and extends to south-east.
Single storey and attic. North-west entrance front: gable end of later cross-
wing to left with 3-light casement window, ledged door to left of similar
window on ground floor, hall range to right with window opening to left of
ledged door, gable end of inserted cross-wing to right has one 2-light casement
window with a similar 3-light window to the ground floor, 4-pane window to
right, small lean-to extension to right enclosing large external gable-end
stack and bread oven. Interior reveals three cruck trusses which appear largely
intact with cambered tie-beams, cusped wind-braces to roof with smoke blackening,
inserted Cl7 ceiling with moulded and chamfered beams, C17 staircase with moulded
newels. (RCHM, Vol III, p 95).


Listing NGR: SO2702654355

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