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Rectory Gate Cottage, Hanbury

Description: Rectory Gate Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 147794

OS Grid Reference: SO9592364234
OS Grid Coordinates: 395923, 264234
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2762, -2.0612

Location: School Road, Hanbury, Worcestershire WR9 7EA

Locality: Hanbury
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7EA

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Listing Text

SO 96 SE
4/118 Rectory Gate Cottage
- II
House. C17 with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber-framed, painted
brick and rendered infill, chamfered sandstone rubble plinth, plain tiled
roofs. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part aligned north/south with cross-
wing at north gable end and both of two framed bays; large sandstone external
chimneys with brick stacks to rear upper bay of main part and of cross-wing.
Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to
wall-plate; long straight brace in front elevation of lower bay, short
straight upper braces in cross-wing; collar and tie-beam trusses with struts
throughout. West front elevation: windows are mainly metal casements with
plank weatherings; ground floor of main part has a 3-light and a 2-light
window and a rectangular light, two gabled dormers with 2-light C20 casements
and a blocked doorway in former cross-passage position; there is a C19 brick
stack to the right of the roof pitch. Cross-wing gable end has a 3-light
ground-floor and 2-light attic window; in angle with main part is a ledged
and battened door under a lean-to canopy on shaped brackets. Interior:
noted as having two large fireplaces and winder staircase. C20 lean-to
extension at south gable end; also large C20 addition at north gable end
under construction at time of survey (December 1984). The house was part
of the Vernon Estate. It is prominently situated and retains many original

Listing NGR: SO9592364234

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Source: English Heritage

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