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Description: Deacons Cottage
Ye Old House
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150125
OS Grid Reference: SO4918667138
OS Grid Coordinates: 349186, 267138
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3000, -2.7466
ORLETON CP KINGS ROAD (south side)
10/103 Ye Old House and
11.6.59 as Vaughan's Bakery)
House. C16, partly rebuilt C17 with some early C20 alterations. Timber-
frame with painted brick and rendered infill on a coursed rubble plinth
under a tile roof. T-plan, cross-wing aligned north-west/south-east,
subsidiary range to north-east. Lateral stack of rubble with brick shaft
on south-east wall of cross-wing and north-west wall of other range.
North front of two storeys with jettied cross-wing to left. First floor
has one plus one windows, both 2-light casements. On ground floor two plus
two windows, two 2-light casements, a 3-light casement, and to right a 3-
light horizontally sliding sash. Entrance of Deacons Cottage in east gable
end, of Ye Old House in west return front. Framing: three square panels
high to subsidiary range. Cross-wing of two square panels high on each
floor, the deep jetty supported by curved brackets. Curved arch-braces
to tie-beam, three struts to collar, king-post above, with clasped purlins.
(RCHM, 3, p 158, no 4; Parkinson, J and Ould EA: Old Cottages, Farm houses
and other half-timbered buildings in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Cheshire,
1904, pl 33).
Listing NGR: SO4918667138
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