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Oak Cottage, Wigmore

Description: Oak Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150234

OS Grid Reference: SO4142468926
OS Grid Coordinates: 341424, 268926
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3153, -2.8607

Location: A4110, Wigmore, County of Herefordshire HR6 9UJ

Locality: Wigmore
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9UJ

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Listing Text

SO 4068 - 4168
9/55 Oak Cottage (formerly
listed as House next to
and south of the
Methodist Chapel)
House. Probable C16 origins with C17 additions and mid-C19 and mid-C20
alterations. Part faced with stucco, part timber-framed with painted brick
and rendered infill and some weatherboarding. Slate and corrugated metal
roofs; main range has large C19 central brick ridge stack. Main part of
two bays aligned north/south with large central chimney forming probable
lobby entrance. Two storeys. West front elevation: two ground floor
windows with two-centred arched heads, Y-traceried glazing bars and 2-light
casements; two first floor 3-light casements. Central entrance has a flat
canopy on metal brackets and a two-centred arched doorway with a C20 half-
glazed door and a traceried fanlight above. The C17 south wing is of probably
two framed bays and two levels. Framing: originally of three rows of square
panels from sill to wall-plate but the roof has been raised and an additional
row of panels inserted at eaves level. There are two multi-paned windows with
plank weatherings flanking a C20 door in the west elevation. Also large door
at south end: There is also a C17 wing to the rear elevation. (RCHM, Herefs
III, p 209, item 5).

Listing NGR: SO4142868924

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Source: English Heritage

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