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Hotel Cottage, Downton

Description: Hotel Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150201

OS Grid Reference: SO4282073113
OS Grid Coordinates: 342820, 273113
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3531, -2.8409

Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire SY8 2HU

Locality: Downton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 2HU

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Listing Text

SO 47 SW
3/22 Hotel Cottage
Pair of cottages, now one dwelling. Cl7, altered mid-C19, restored late
C20. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base
with rendered rubble wall at south end. Machine-tiled roof with brick
ridge stack. Three framed bays aligned north/south with large rubble
chimney between south and central bay forming a lobby-entry plan. Single
storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-
plate, collar and tie-beam truss with struts and V-strut above collar
at north gable end. East front elevation: windows are all C20 casements.
There are three 2-light windows and a 3-light window on the ground floor,
two gabled dormers with 3-light windows, and a C19 porch with a lean-to
roof on chamfered arch-braced timber posts, a rendered base and a C20 door
flanked by large multi-paned rectangular lights. Attic lights in gable
ends. There is a single-bay gabled rubble addition to the rear of each
bay. Interior is recorded as having some medieval carved stones built into
the main chimney, including one with an heraldic passant lion. (RCHM, Herefs,
Vol III, 1934, p 45; BoE, p l16-7) .

Listing NGR: SO4282073113

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Source: English Heritage

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