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Cresswells, Ombersley

Description: Cresswells

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 148022

OS Grid Reference: SO8447163714
OS Grid Coordinates: 384471, 263714
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2714, -2.2290

Location: A4133, Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0HG

Locality: Ombersley
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 0HG

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Listing Text

SO 8463 OMBERSLEY CP MAIN ROAD (west side)



House. Early C15, with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber-framed
with painted brick and rendered infill, sandstone rubble and brick base,
plain tiled roof, external brick stack at right gable end with paired
star-shaped shafts, small spiral stack at rear left of ridge and rear
external chimney with two diagonal brick shafts. Cruck hall house plan
of two-bay hall with solar and service bay each end; two storeys and
attic. Framing: cruck-framed, full cruck exposed in right gable end
and upper sections of blades survive in left gable end; wall-frame
altered in C19 and has four square panels from sill to wall-plate, the
left gable end having decorative diaper panels. Front elevation: regular
arrangement, ground and first floors have two 16-pane sashes with moulded
architraves and a central 3-light casement; entrance in original through-
passage position, gabled timber-framed balustered porch and C20 plank and
battened door. Left gable end has a C19 oriel window with leaded lights
on a shaped bracket and an attic light above. Interior: intermediate full
cruck frames intact; stop-chamfered main beams. A single storey C19 wing
adjoins to rear left. An upper panel of the front right bay has a Norwich
Union fire insurance mark.

Listing NGR: SO8447163714

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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