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Description: Number 5 (The Queens Cottage) and Attached Pump
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248406
OS Grid Reference: SP5688500759
OS Grid Coordinates: 456885, 200759
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7027, -1.1782
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8/168 No.5 (The Queen's Cottage) and
18/07/63 attached pump
(Formerly listed as Queens
Farmhouse, now house. C16, extended early C18. Partly-rendered timber framing
with brick infill; limestone rubble with wooden lintels; plain-tile roof with
stone and brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys. Front, facing away from road, has the
re-built gable end of the main range projecting to right of the entrance, and
the remainder of the front is mostly hidden by a tiled glazed porch. The roof is
hipped to left and has a large ridge stack rising from a stone base in line with
the entrance. The left end wall and the 2-window return wall of the main range
have exposed square framing, and the main range is extended to rear by a lower
rubble range with a large stone chimney projection in the rear gable wall
bearing the inscription "RY/1729". Interior: central stack has a large open
fireplace and 2 Tudor-arched stone fireplaces with moulded surrounds and
recessed spandrels; winder stair flanking stack; some early C17 oak panelling.
Attached to the rubble range is a C19 cast-iron pump with a bottle-shaped
attachment with tap.
Listing NGR: SP5688500759
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Source: English Heritage
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