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Maentwlch, Bacton

Description: Maentwlch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 153609

OS Grid Reference: SO3667634624
OS Grid Coordinates: 336676, 234624
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0064, -2.9239

Location: Bacton, County of Herefordshire HR2 0QE

Locality: Bacton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 0QE

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Listing Text

In the entry for the
5/6 Mantooth

The address shall be amended to read

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5/6 Mantooth


- II

Cottage. Possibly late C17 - early C18, extended c1976. Rubble, timber-
frame, stone tiled roof, brick infill panels, stone end chimney with bread
oven and detached brick shaft to west, brick end stack to east. One storey
and attic, 3 bays, rubble base with weathered top extends to cills of upper
windows; regularly spaced C19 casements: two 6-paned to ground floor and
two 4-paned to attic, entrance via C19 porch and ledged door to west gable
end. Frame: one panel high above rubble base to front, otherwise 3 panels
high from cill to wall-plate. Interior: cyma stop chamfers to beams of
the 2 ground floor rooms. Ledged C18 - early C19 door to cellar beneath
C20 extension. Completely stone flagged floors to C17 - C18 part. Very
heavy slightly cambered tie-beams forming A frame with collars. Small first
floor chamber to north side of western chimney roughly above bread oven.
The building lies in the area affected by Rowland Vaughan's water-works
and irrigation scheme of the late C16 when sluices and a "Trench Royal"
were introduced in the west side of the Golden Valley. (Woolhope Club
Transactions, 1936, p 35, and 1974, pp 253/5).

Listing NGR: SO3667634624

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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