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Birds Cottage, Ombersley

Description: Birds Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 148053

OS Grid Reference: SO8361064373
OS Grid Coordinates: 383610, 264373
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2773, -2.2416

Location: Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0JR

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

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Listing Text


3/158 Birds Cottage


Row of three cottages, now two cottages. C17, restored mid-C20. Timber-
framed, rendered infill, sandstone rubble plinth, brick replacement wall-
ing and additions, plain tiled roof, large external brick stack with off-
sets at front right and brick ridge stack at left side. Four framed bays;
single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three square panels from
sill to wall-plate; short straight braces in upper corners, no trusses
exposed externally, end gables replaced with brick. Front elevation: all
doors and windows are mid-C20; ground floor has five rectangular casements,
four gabled dormers with 2-light casements and two half-glazed doors.
Interior: roof has single row of trenched purlins and intermediate collar-
and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts. At rear left side cottage is a
single storey and attic wing. On the left gable end wall a plaque records
that the cottages were restored by the Hereford and Worcester Building
Preservation Trust in 1977.

Listing NGR: SO8361064373

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Source: English Heritage

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