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Cider Mill Cottages and Old Thatch, Beckford

Description: Cider Mill Cottages and Old Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148490

OS Grid Reference: SO9864637253
OS Grid Coordinates: 398646, 237253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0337, -2.0211

Location: Beckford, Worcestershire GL20 7AT

Locality: Beckford
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7AT

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Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/38 12/10 Cider Mill Cottages
and Old Thatch
30-7-59 (formerly Listed as Row
of cottages approx 50 yards
GV S of Norman Cottage)

House, divided into three dwellings. C16 or earlier, partly remodelled
early C17 with late C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Limestone rubble, partly
coursed and some timber-framing with painted brick infill and replacement
walling. Thatched roof, half-hipped at south end and two brick ridge
stacks. Four bays aligned north/south with large central rubble chimney
to south of which was the former through-passage. Single storey and attic
with dormers. Framing: single row of square panels at eaves level to west
front elevation (rear framing now replaced with brick). West front elevation:
irregular fenestration and mainly C20 casements. Ground floor has a 2-light,
a 3-light, a 4-light and two single-light windows, (one of the single light
windows has a late C19 cambered brick head and is inserted into a blocked
doorway facing the former-through passage); there is also a C17 chamfered
mullioned window of five lights with the remains of a hoodmould on the ground
floor. Above are two eyebrow dormers with 2-light windows. Attic lights in
gable ends. Entrances to all three dwellings are situated in the rear west
elevation elevation and have C20 glazed lean-to porches and doors. Interior
of two northernmost bays inspected. Two pairs of intermediate upper crucks
were visible. Former hall has inserted C17 ceiling with stop-chamfered main
beams and joists. Large central chimney has back-to-back fireplaces; fire-
place to hall also chamfered with broach stops.

Listing NGR: SO9864637253

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Source: English Heritage

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