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Longthatch, Offenham

Description: Longthatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 148738

OS Grid Reference: SP0526146377
OS Grid Coordinates: 405261, 246377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1157, -1.9246

Location: 12 Church Street, Offenham, Worcestershire WR11 5RW

Locality: Offenham
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 5RW

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Listing Text

(south side)

The description shall be amended to read:

House. C14/15, remodelled in C17 and extended in early C19. Cruck-framed;
timber framing mostly replaced by early C19 colourwashed brick and coursed lime-
stone rubble; gabled thatch roof; C19 brick ridge and end stacks. Medieval hall
house remodelled in C17, by the insertion of floor framing and chimney stack,
into a 3-unit house with lobby entry to right of centre. One storey and attic;
4-window range. Pentice hood over late C20 door separated by timber lintel over
an early C19 four-pane casement from timber lintel over doorway blocked in early
C20 to right. Late C20 windows; C20 two-light casement to dormer. Interior: 2
full-cruck trusses, with apexes removed, to left; cruck to right has inserted
C17 timber-framed partition to ground-floor; C17 stop-chamfered beams; C20 joists
and chamfered bressumer over C17 open fireplace to centre; early C19 addition to
right has chamfered bressumer over open fireplace with bread oven and softwood
rafters to roof. Much of the medieval house has gone, but it was probably a
hall house of 3 to 4 bays; converted into two cottages in early C19.


SP 0446 - SP 0546

11/135 Longthatch


House. C17, extended C18 and early C19 with some mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-frame with rendered infill, partly clad in painted coursed lias
rubble. Gable end onto road with stack, also stack in ridge with lobby-
entry to north. Gable of one storey with attic lit by a casement, ground
floor blind. North front has a single casement cut into thatch and four
C20 windows to ground floor. Entrance slightly to right of centre has a
lean-to tiled canopy and a C20 ledged and boarded door. Framing exposed
to east end, two square panels high. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP0526146377

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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