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Description: Park Cottages
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 148098
OS Grid Reference: SO8451463387
OS Grid Coordinates: 384514, 263387
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2684, -2.2283
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SO 8463 OMBERSLEY CP WORCESTER ROAD (west side)
Nos 1 and 2
9/202 Park Cottages (formerly
listed as Park Villas)
Pair of cottages. C17; rebuilt 1841 on present site. Timber-framed,
painted brick infill, plain tiled roof with bands of fishscale tiles, moulded
finials at gable ends, two external brick chimneys at rear, one with four and
one with two diagonal stacks with oversailing cap courses and one cogged cap
course. Three framed bays with gable end entrances and single-bay wings to
rear end bays; single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: irregular,
mainly four panels from sill to wall-plate, the top row having decorative
alternate cross and diaper patterns, gable end collar-and-tie-beam trusses
with V-struts in apex; right end bay is jettied to the front elevation on
shaped brackets. Front elevation: ground floor has three oriel windows
on carved brackets, each with two splayed mullions and transom and tiled
weathering and moulded architraves; the left and central bay has a gabled
dormer with 2-light casement and the right gabled jettied end has a 3-light
casement with the restoration date "1841" in the apex. Each gable end has
a gabled timber-framed and balustraded porch, and a ledged and battened
door with a moulded architrave and an attic light. Interior not inspected.
The cottages originally stood in Pewterer's Alley, Wribbenhall, Bewdley
and were moved to their present site in 1841.
Listing NGR: SO8451463387
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Source: English Heritage
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