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Berkeley Cottage, Overbury

Description: Berkeley Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148556

OS Grid Reference: SO9573937333
OS Grid Coordinates: 395739, 237333
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0344, -2.0635

Location: 1 School Lane, Overbury, Worcestershire GL20 7NP

Locality: Overbury
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7NP

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Listing Text

SO 9437 - 9537
9/103 l3/4B No 46 and
Berkeley Cottage

Pair of houses. Circa 1639, altered c1900 and probably by Ernest Newton for
the Martin family. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, stone tiled
roof laid in diminishing courses, gable-end parapets with gabled finials,
weathervane at west end and ashlar ridge stack at west end. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Three bays; windows are all chamfered mullioned type
with leaded casements. The ground floor has two 3-light windows and a 2-light
window with hoodmoulds. There are three gabled dormers which have parapets
with gabled finials and 3-light windows with dripmoulds. Entrances in outer
bays, left one has a round-headed archway with moulded jambs, the right one has
a chamfered 4-centred archway; both have square heads and the hoodmould of the
adjacent windows is continued above both archways. The east gable end has a
ground floor and attic mullioned window with hoodmould and also a small 2-light
mullioned window with a dripmould in the gable apex. Large rear wing of c1900
date, single storey and attic with dormers, leaded casement windows and entrance
in west side with flat canopy on shaped brackets and half-glazed door. The
gateway (qv) referred to in the VCH is now situated on the south side of the
road in the garden wall about 80 yards north of the Vicarage. (VCH, 3 ii,
p 469; BoE, p 233).

Listing NGR: SO9574237336

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Source: English Heritage

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