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The Thatched Cottage, Ombersley

Description: The Thatched Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 148025

OS Grid Reference: SO8449663809
OS Grid Coordinates: 384496, 263809
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2722, -2.2286

Location: A4133, Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0DS

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

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Listing Text

SO 8463 OMBERSLEY CP MAIN ROAD (east side)

9/130 The Thatched Cottage


House. C15, possibly altered late C16 or early Cl7 with mid-C19 and mid-
C2O alterations and additions. Timber-framed, painted brick and rendered
infill on sandstone rubble and brick base; thatched roofs; very large
external brick stack with tiled offsets at rear, also left side elevation
external brick stack. Main part of two framed bays with two-framed-bay
cross-wing at left gable end; part single storey and attic with dormers,
part two storey. Framing: main part cruck-framed, full cruck truss, with
alterations to upper right blade, visible in right gable end; irregular
panels, mainly three/four from sill to wall-plate; cross-wing has four
square panels from sill to wall-plate, swept braces in left side elevation
and collar-and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts. Front elevation: main
part has an oriel window on two shaped brackets and an eyebrow dormer with
2-light casement; cross-wing gable end has a ground and first floor 3-light
casement. Attic lights at right gable end. Main entrance at rear adjacent
to cross-wing and has a lean-to porch and C20 glazed door. Interior: three
cruck frames visible and some swept wind-braces; main beams are stop-
chamfered; large rear chimney has paired inglenook fireplaces heating separate
bays. At rear of cross-wing is a two-storey thatched extension.

Listing NGR: SO8449663809

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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