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Molehill Cottage, Ashton under Hill

Description: Molehill Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148486

OS Grid Reference: SO9930037662
OS Grid Coordinates: 399300, 237662
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0374, -2.0116

Location: Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR11 7SZ

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 7SZ

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Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/34 Molehill Cottage
- II

House. Late C16; restored and extended 1976. Timber-framed with rendered
infill on limestone rubble base with some limestone rubble walling; thatched
roof, half-hipped at north-west end, with brick stack at south-east end of
ridge. Two framed bays aligned north-west/south-east with large chimney at
south-east end. Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels
from sill to wall-plate, truncated collar and tie-beam truss with two struts
at north-west end. South-west front elevation: windows are all C20 casements;
ground floor has three 2-light windows, the two smaller ones are paired beneath
a continuous plank weathering. There is an eyebrow dormer in the south-east
bay with a 2-light window. Also glazed C20 door in south-east bay. Attic
light at north-west end. There is a substantial C20 limestone extension to
the north-west of the house and linked to it by a glazed single-storey bay
in which is situated the present main entrance. Interior: frame largely intact.
Large fireplace and bread oven in south-east bay. Elm winder staircase in
north-west bay.

Listing NGR: SO9930037662

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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