If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Birds Cottage
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
Explore more of the area around Ombersley, Worcestershire at Explore Britain.
SO 86 SW OMBERSLEY CP UPHAMPTON
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
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.