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Description: The Old Cottage
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305051
OS Grid Reference: SP1002851898
OS Grid Coordinates: 410028, 251898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1653, -1.8548
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SP1051 BIDFORD-ON-AVON HIGH STREET
10/39 Nos.38, 40 and 42 (The Old
(Formerly listed as Ryecroft
and No. 42)
Row of 3 cottages and shop; Nos. 38 and 40 occupied as single dwelling and
shop. Mid C17, with wing added c.1835. Coursed lias, with some timber framing
and brick to rear. Far-projecting tall wing of brick with white-washed
rendered front. Tile roof and brick chimneys. Originally three-unit, extended
to L-plan. One storey and attic with 3 dormers; wing of 3 storeys, 1-window
range. 3 entrances: No. 40 has a simple hood on brackets; No. 42 has an old
plank door. C19 and C20 casements, Nos. 40 and 42 with ground floor oriels.
Tudor Gothic wing has gable end to the street, with pierced bargeboards
continued around the eaves. Windows with glazing bars and hood moulds. Late
C19/ early C20 shop front with 2 bay windows. Interior: No. 38 has winder
stairs. No.40 has exposed ceiling beams throughout, has some exposed framing,
a former through passage and open fireplace with C20 grate. Stone flag floors.
Late C19 additions to rear. Shop wing is built on to the front.
Listing NGR: SP1002851898
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Source: English Heritage
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