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Lea Cottages, Hallow

Description: Lea Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151748

OS Grid Reference: SO8279358220
OS Grid Coordinates: 382793, 258220
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2219, -2.2533

Locality: Hallow
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR2 6PP

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Listing Text


4/78 Nos 1, 2 & 3 Lea Cottages


Almshouses, now row of 3 houses. Late C19. Brick, pebble dashed, tiled
gambrel roof, rear roof slope at lower level, bargeboards and finial at
south gable end, 4 brick chimneys flanking ridge with oversailing cap courses.
Single storey and attic with dormers; dentilled eaves cornice. Each cottage
2 celled, their front elevations comprising symmetrical arrangement of one
ground floor multi-paned casement, and oriel window on moulded brackets, 2
gabled dormers above with bargeboards, finials and casements and central
doorway. Tiled weathering runs across all 3 elevations between floor levels
and projects above doorways to form lean-to porch on timber uprights. No 1
has a glazed porch with half-glazed door; Nos 2 and 3 have C20 timber doors.
The south end gable has decorative, planted timber-framing at attic level
with the division between the front and rear roof pitches accentuated by the
fenestration; to the left is an attic light; to the right is a 2 storey
canted bay with planted timber diaper 'infill' panel between storeys. A
rear wing projects beyond south gable end, the gabled dormer of which is
incorporated into design of south elevation. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8279358220

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Source: English Heritage

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