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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
Entry Name: Keepers Cottage
Listing Date: 28 April 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1393819
English Heritage Legacy ID: 500974
Location: Doddenham, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/03/2012
(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.
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