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Description: Cripps Cottage
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246563
OS Grid Reference: SP5664011292
OS Grid Coordinates: 456640, 211292
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7974, -1.1801
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BECKLEY AND STOWOOD OTMOOR LANE
SP51SE (East side)
2/43 Cripps Cottage
House. Late C16/early C17. Limestone rubble with squared quoins and timber
lintels; thatched roof with brick stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 4-window front
has central door, between 2 added raking buttresses, with 2-light casements
above. 2 bays to right have regular casements including 2 with old frames and
leaded lights. Bay to left is probably later and has irregular casements with a
tiny casement, at first floor, in line with the stack. Roof is hipped to left
with stacks to left of centre and to right gable. Rear has a pair of doorways,
with thatched canopy, and further casements including one with heavy frame.
Interior: Heavy first-floor structure; massive stack with flanking winder stair;
open fireplace with heavy bressumer; replicated Tudor-arched moulded-stone
fireplace. Featured in R.D. Blackmore's novel "Cripps The Carrier".
Listing NGR: SP5664011292
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Source: English Heritage
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