Description: The Hollies
Date Listed: 12 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 307265
OS Grid Reference: SP3160945988
OS Grid Coordinates: 431609, 245988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1113, -1.5398
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15/112 The Hollies
House. Probably late C16 with later alteration. Rendered timber-framing and
ironstone with Welsh-slate roof and stone and brick ridge and left end stacks. 2
storeys and attic; 2-window range. Originally L-plan with gabled cross-wing on
right: walling to left brought forward flush C19. Central door with gabled hood.
Small projecting lean-to to left with 3-light centre-opening casement and short
brick stack. 2-light casement over. C19 3-light casements to right and a pair of
1-light casements in gable. Cross-wing is timber-framed to front and part of
side (partly visible inside). Close studding on ground floor with square panels
above. Early C20 photograph shows herringbone pattern on first-floor which
probably remains. Left end of house is unrendered stone and original gable line
visible with brick walling to right. Blocked doorway to left. Right end has 3
3-light casements. Similar casements to rear with door in line with front door.
All casements have glazing bars and much old glass. Interior: ground floor room
to rear left has open fireplace with chamfered bressumer and chamfered stone
jambs (massive hood in room over). Finely moulded spine beam has eleborately
carved end stops. The massive ironstone stack to cross-wing has fine moulded
stone fireplace on first floor (partly uncovered) and probably retains similar
on ground floor. Timber-framing visible in first floor room has jowled posts.
Cross-wing retains original roof in part. Roof to rear and left mostly renewed
C19/C20. Old floor boards.
Listing NGR: SP3160945988
Source: English Heritage
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