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Description: Church Croft
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150126
OS Grid Reference: SO4933667206
OS Grid Coordinates: 349336, 267206
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3006, -2.7444
ORLETON CP KINGS ROAD (south side)
10/104 Church Croft
House. C16, partly rebuilt late C17 with some mid-C19 alterations,
extended early C20. Timber-frame with rendered infill on coursed rubble
plinth, tile roof. L-plan, C16 cross-wing extending to north, the C17
range to east. A short C20 wing projects to the west from the cross-
wing. Central stack in east range of rendered rubble with a rectangular
brick shaft. North front of two storeys with one plus one windows, both
3-light casements. Ground floor has two plus one windows, all 3-light
casements. The entrance in angle has a lean-to C20 porch. Framing: cross-
wing jettied with chamfered bressummer. Ground floor, two square panels
high with close-studding above. The gable truss has a king-post with herring-
bone struts. Framing of east range four square panels high. Interior has
exposed chamfered and stopped ceiling beams, and a large inglenook in west
room of C17 range. (RCHM, 3, p 158, no 10; Parkinson, J and Ould E A:
Old Cottages, Farmhouses and other half-timbered buildings in Shropshire,
Herefordshire and Cheshire, 1904, pl 31).
Listing NGR: SO4933267206
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