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Description: Blue Hole Cottage
Date Listed: 5 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 482592
OS Grid Reference: SP1539662846
OS Grid Coordinates: 415396, 262846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2636, -1.7758
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SP16SE STRATFORD ROAD
1457-1/5/160 Blue Hole Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Field Farm Cottages (formerly listed
as Blue Hole Cottages))
3 cottages, now single house. Mid C17 with C19 range to right
and restorations c1980-90 with outshut to left and extension
Blue lias stone plinth surmounted by timber-framing with
plaster infill, some wattle and daub remaining, with painted
brick nogging to right part and reddish-brown brick range to
left; plain-tile roof.
Originally a 2-unit plan with central stack, with 2
single-cell additions to right and further outshut to left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Small square
timber-framing with angle braces. Steps to pair of off-centre
left entrances and further entrance to right, plank doors. C20
casement windows throughout. Gabled roof. Internal, ridge and
left end stacks.
INTERIOR: 2 inglenook fireplaces with bressumer beams, that to
centre in original smoke stack. 2 main chamfered beams with
chamfered stops rest on massive, chamfered jowled studs, 6
studs altogether. Exposed timber-framing, also to partition
walls. Plank doors. Smoke blackened timbers to upper floor.
Purlins and arched braces are exposed, some renewed.
Listing NGR: SP1539662846
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Source: English Heritage
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