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Description: Pember Cottage
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253846
OS Grid Reference: SP2478502704
OS Grid Coordinates: 424785, 202704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7225, -1.6426
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LANGFORD CHAPEL LANE
SP2402-2502 (South side)
6/95 Pember Cottage
(Formerly listed as Grove
Shown on O.S. map as Grove House.
Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Uncoursed
limestone rubble with alternating angle quoins, stone slate roof. L-plan with
entrance in angle to rear. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. Two chamfered mullion
windows with dripstones on each floor, all 2-light except for one of 3 lights to
lower right. Small windows lighting staircase to right gable end, which has
integral end stack with dripstones and red brick top. Rear has 3-light mullion
window directly below eaves and one of 4 lights to ground floor of main range;
gabled dormer on same line in roof slope with 3-light late C20 metal casement.
Projecting gable has 2-light mullion window to first floor and one of 3 lights
to ground floor, both, like those of main range, with dripstones. Small infilled
window to attic. Integral end stack with dripstone and red brick shaft. Lean-to
porch with plank door in angle between ranges. Interior. Right ground-floor room
of house has chamfered spine beam and flat joists; inglenook fire-place with
chamfered wood lintel and bread oven. Stone winder staircase to front.
Stone-flag floor. Left room, divided in 2 by timber framed spine wall, has
corner fireplace to projecting gable. Wide floor boards on first floor and
chamfered spine beam to right room. Late C20 wooden winder staircase to attic
said to be replacing a wooden original. Staggered double-purlin roof with
central collar truss and principal rafters rising from wall tops.
Listing NGR: SP2478502704
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Source: English Heritage
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