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Description: Cross Hands Cottage (Opposite Malvern Road Turn)
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 153259
OS Grid Reference: SO8378842554
OS Grid Coordinates: 383788, 242554
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0811, -2.2380
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HANLEY CASTLE CP A 440 (east side)
SO 84 SW
3/118 Cross Hands Cottage
(opposite Malvern Road
House. C17 with C19 additions and C20 alterations. Timber-framing with
brick infill and shingle roof. T-plan. Two storeys. One-bay main range
is of brick and appears to be entirely of C19 with C20 alterations. Doorway
at right. The cross-wing, at the right, is of exposed timber-framing in
irregular square panels. The framing of the front wall has been partly
replaced in the mid-C20. It is of one bay and has long straight tension braces
rising from the sill to the jowled heads of the principal posts. The exposed
truss has vertical struts between tie-beam and collar, and a king strut with
smaller collar above. Chimney stack projects from right-hand wall of wing.
Interior: not accessible at time of survey (May 1986) but main range said to
contain no framing.
Listing NGR: SO8378842554
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Source: English Heritage
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