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Keeper's Cottage, Ombersley

Description: Keeper's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 148041

OS Grid Reference: SO8456963050
OS Grid Coordinates: 384569, 263050
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2654, -2.2275

Location: Sinton Lane, Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0ET

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

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Listing Text


9/146 Keeper's Cottage


- II

Cottage. Probably C15 origins, rebuilt C17 and altered mid-C19 and mid-C20.
Timber-framed with brick and rendered wattle-and-daub infill, brick replace-
ment walling, plain tiled roofs, main brick ridge stack with oversailing cap
courses and also external brick stack at right side. Hall and cross-wing
type plan, hall of three framed bays with stack probably inserted in former
through-passage and leaving a lobby entrance at rear; cross-wing to east
of two framed bays. Framin : three square panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in upper corners and collar-and-tie-beam trusses
with queen struts and V-strut in apex. Front elevation: irregular fenestra-
tion; main part has a 2-light and a 3-light casement with cambered heads;
gabled dormer with 2-light casement; main entrance to right of chimney and
has a doorcase with open pediment and pilasters and a ledged and battened
door; cross-wing gable end has a ground floor 2-light casement and an attic
light and is weatherboarded in the gable apex. Interior: intermediate
collar-and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts; cross frame east of main
chimney has remains of blades of full cruck trusses.

Listing NGR: SO8456963050

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Source: English Heritage

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