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Church Cottage and Church House, Mamble

Description: Church Cottage and Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149351

OS Grid Reference: SO6886671586
OS Grid Coordinates: 368866, 271586
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3415, -2.4584

Location: Church Lane, Mamble, Worcestershire DY14 9JL

Locality: Mamble
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY14 9JL

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Listing Text

SO 67 SE

2/158 Church Cottage and
Church House


House divided into two dwellings. C15 with mid-C17, early C19 and late C20
alterations and additions. Timber-framed, mainly faced in brick, some
rendered and painted brick infill, plain tiled roof. A medieval open hall
house of three framed bays aligned east/west; large sandstone and brick
chimney inserted to west of central bay with brick ridge stack; also C17
single-bay addition to rear west end. Two storeys with dentilled eaves
cornice. Framing: cruck-framed; framing of main part not visible externally.
Rear wing of two and three panels from sill to wall-plate; collar and tie-beam
truss at south gable end. North front elevation: ground floor has two 2-light
casements, two 3-light casements and a single-light window, all with cambered
heads; first floor has two 3-light casements and a 2-light casement; ledged
and battened door with cambered head to right of original east end bay in
probable through-passage position. The east end has been extended by the
addition of a C20 bay with large double doors and a first floor 2-light
casement in its south elevation. Interior: three pairs of full crucks
survive but the lower part of the south blade of the west end cruck has been
severed; timber-framed partition divides original east bay longitudinally
and was probably former buttery and pantry partition; large back-to-back
fireplaces, now blocked on west side; hall has an inserted cross-beamed
ceiling with large chamfer stops. C20 addition to rear left. The house
is prominently situated on the south side of the churchyard of the Church
of St John the Baptist (qv).

Listing NGR: SO6886571586

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Source: English Heritage

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