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Keepers Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddenham, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2111 / 52°12'39"N

Longitude: -2.3556 / 2°21'20"W

OS Eastings: 375800

OS Northings: 257043

OS Grid: SO758570

Mapcode National: GBR 0DF.C8K

Mapcode Global: VH92K.4P1C

Plus Code: 9C4V6J6V+CQ

Entry Name: Keepers Cottage

Listing Date: 28 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 500974

Location: Doddenham, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Doddenham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: The Lower Teme Valley Parish

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/03/2012


Keepers Cottage

(Formerly listed under Munns Green)


House. Late-C17 with minor later alterations, and being refurbished at time of inspection [Nov.1002]. Timber frame of light scantling in roughly square panels with rendered brick and wattle and daub infill. Plain clay tile roof.
PLAN: 3-bay lobby-entry plan with catslide outshut and slightly later single-bay addition to rear; small mid-C20 addition to side.
EXTERIOR: Front elevation has two 2-light C20 casements to left and one 3-light casement to right of C20 gabled porch in line with ridge stack; small gabled eaves dormer to left with metal-framed 2-light window. Long diagonal braces to left gable end and gable of rear addition, which also has v-struts from collar. Left gable end also with 2-light C20 casement to first floor and plank door with glazed panel in outshut; similar window to right gable end above C20 lean-to addition extending to rear; rear gable has 2-light C20 window to ground floor and 3-light window to first. A particular feature of the building are the bracketed timber weather boards at girding, tie beam and collar level designed to protect the windows and timber frame from driving rain.
INTERIOR: Central room on ground floor has chamfered spine beam with ogee chamfer stops; another chamfered spine beam in right ground floor room, which is now open to C20 extension. Left ground-floor room has Victorian winder stair with turned newel and stick balusters; infilled fireplaces to massive stack; exposed trusses to catslide outshut and 'ladder' staircase to first floor of single-bay addition to rear.

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

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