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Church Croft, Orleton

Description: Church Croft

Grade: II
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

Location: Kitchen Hill Road, Orleton, County of Herefordshire SY8 4HS

Locality: Orleton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 4HS

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Listing Text

SO 4967
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

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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