Description: The Mole House
Date Listed: 7 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 250828
OS Grid Reference: SU2936487832
OS Grid Coordinates: 429364, 187832
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5886, -1.5775
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WOOLSTONE The Mole House
SU 28 NE
Cottage, probably C17 origins, mid/late C18, and C20 extension. Rendered
rubblestone and shingle-clad and rendered timber frame with Straw-thatch roof.
Plain-tile outshut roof. Brick central ridge stack. Brick and stone plinth.
Originally 2-unit plan. 2-storey, 2-window range. Facing gable (shingle-clad)
has door and porch on end of outshut to left and small 1-light windows to right.
Right side has 2 old 2-light leaded casements over two 3-light casements, that
to right leaded, and both with Gothic-arched lights. Left side has outshut and
a 3-light and a 2-light eyebrow dormer. C20 2-storey extension and a lean-to
to rear. Interior: back-to-back brick open fireplaces with bressumers, one
retaining bread oven. Chamfered spine beams. Double purlin roof with principals
supported on central brick wall and stack. End gable trusses visible, one cut
through. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: SU2936487836
Source: English Heritage
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