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The Little Cob House, Wichenford

Description: The Little Cob House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151802

OS Grid Reference: SO7728557861
OS Grid Coordinates: 377285, 257861
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2185, -2.3339

Location: Wichenford, Worcestershire WR6 6YD

Locality: Wichenford
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6YD

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Listing Text


3/132 The Little Cob House


House. C17, with early C19 alterations and additions. Part timber-framed,
painted brick infill and brick replacement walling and refacing, part brick,
tiled roof. External brick stacks at gable ends with tiled offsets and over-
sailing cap courses. Three framed bays plus one brick bay; 2 storeys and
cellar; roof raised to front elevation of older part. Framing visible at
rear: 2 irregularly sized panels from sill to wall-plate, short straight
braces in upper corners, part of queen strut truss exposed at east gable end.
Front elevation: C17 part has a ground floor multi-paned metal casement and
a C20 casement; and 3 first floor multi-paned metal casements; all metal
windows have cambered heads and all windows have plank weatherings; gabled,
timber-framed porch in central bay and planked door. C19 part to left has
a ground floor casement and flat-roofed C20 dormer. Interior not inspected.
At left side elevation is a mid-C19 hipped, single storey addition with case-
ment in front elevation; at right side elevation is an outshut with cambered
head planked door in front elevation. The building is said to have an
unusually large cellar and was possibly once a public house.

Listing NGR: SO7728557861

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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