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Squatters Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington Heath, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.063 / 52°3'46"N

Longitude: -2.4244 / 2°25'27"W

OS Eastings: 371002

OS Northings: 240602

OS Grid: SO710406

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.D17M

Mapcode Global: VH85T.XDPT

Entry Name: Squatters Cottage

Listing Date: 10 October 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488109

Location: Wellington Heath, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Wellington Heath

Built-Up Area: Wellington Heath

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wellington Heath

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

WELLINGTON HEATH

1089/0/10002 JACKS LANE (OFF)
10-OCT-01 Squatters Cottage

II

House. Circa C18. Light scantling timber-framing with plastered wattle-and-daub panels mostly replaced with red brick infilling. Thatched roof with gabled ends, covered in corrugated-iron sheets. Large brick stack at left [W] end with detached brick shaft.
PLAN: 2-cell plan. Direct entry at centre of south front into larger room which is heated from a large fireplace on the left gable end; smaller bay on right [E] contains small unheated room and winder stairs rising from principal room.
EXTERIOR 1 storey and attic. South front with plank door to right of centre and 2-light casement to its left with glazing bars. Small attic window in east gable end and large brick stack on west end with detached brick shaft. Rear [N] blind. Box frame with large panels and tension braces at east end.
INTERIOR: Principal room [W] room has chamfered cross-beam, boarded ceiling and large fireplace with timber bressumer. Winder staircase in right [E] bay rising from main room.
NOTE: This cottage is depicted on the Ledbury Enclosure map of 1814.
A rare, largely unaltered, small 2-room plan C18 timber-framed dwelling.

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

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