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Description: The Hermitage
Date Listed: 21 April 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 148542
OS Grid Reference: SO9491737774
OS Grid Coordinates: 394917, 237774
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0383, -2.0755
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KEMERTON CP UPPER KEMERTON
SO 9437 - 9537
9/89 21/122 The Hermitage
Shown on OS Map as The Cottage/The Hermitage.
Row of three or four houses, now one dwelling. Probably late C17, extended
c1800 with late C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble and thatched roof,
half-hipped at west end, with a brick ridge stack and a C20 rubble stack to
south of ridge. Five bays aligned east/west (the two east bays and the west
end bay are c1800 additions). Single storey and attic with dormers. South
front elevation: windows are mainly C20 casements. There are two 2-light
windows, two rectangular lights and a 3-light C19 casement on the ground floor
and five eyebrow dormers, two with 2-light windows, two with 3-light windows
and one with a C19 single-light window. One ground floor window has been
replaced with a pair of C20 glazed doors. The main entrance is presently at
the east gable end and has a flat canopy on brackets and a C20 stable door.
The attic window above the entrance is a 2-light chamfered mullioned window
and has a hoodmould with returns. The north elevation facing the road has
a central 2-light casement with an eyebrow dormer and 2-light casement above.
Interior: there is said to be some internal timber-framing.
Listing NGR: SO9491737774
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Source: English Heritage
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