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Description: The Ketch House and Adjoining Stables
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149571
OS Grid Reference: SO5403451732
OS Grid Coordinates: 354034, 251732
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1619, -2.6734
BODENHAM CP A 417 (west side)
SO 55 SW
5/8 The Ketch House and
House, formerly used as cider house and kennels, and adjoining stables.
C17, altered and extended mid-C19. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings and some timber-framing with painted brick infill and machine-
tiled roofs. Three bays aligned north-west/south-west having external
rubble end chimneys with brick stacks. Two storeys and attic. Framing:
four rows of square panels at first floor level to front and rear.
North-east front elevation: there is a 16-pane sash window on the ground
floor, two first floor 12-pane sashes (the one in the left bay is narrower)
and a central first floor 2-light casement. Roof has central skylight.
Central entrance has a shallow gabled canopy and a raised panel on the
lintel above which is the carved relief of a figure in an ornate scrolled
surround. There is a 6-panelled door, two panels are raised and fielded
and four are glazed. Attic lights in gable ends. A single-storey kitchen
wing adjoins the south-east gable end to the rear of the chimney. Interior:
there is a C19 corner cupboard with a panelled door of probably C17 date
Stables adjoin north-west end. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Three
bays (bay adjacent to house has been converted to a dwelling). Two levels.
Main south-west elevation: there are four windows on the ground floor, one
with a 2-light casement, two small rectangular openings just beneath first
floor level, one with 2-light casement, and two loft openings and a 2-light
casement on the upper level. There are three doorways, two with stable doors,
one with a C20 door. (RCHM Herefs II, p 16, item 15; Brian; Dr A: The Houses
of the Township of Bodenham Devereux and their inhabitants in the C19 and]
earlier, unpublished notes).
Listing NGR: SO5403451732
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Source: English Heritage
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