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Hotel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3531 / 52°21'11"N

Longitude: -2.8409 / 2°50'27"W

OS Eastings: 342820

OS Northings: 273113

OS Grid: SO428731

Mapcode National: GBR BD.SZ4F

Mapcode Global: VH76S.P3ZY

Entry Name: Hotel Cottage

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150201

Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

DOWNTON CP DOWNTON ON THE ROCK
SO 47 SW
3/22 Hotel Cottage
11.6.59
II
Pair of cottages, now one dwelling. Cl7, altered mid-C19, restored late
C20. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base
with rendered rubble wall at south end. Machine-tiled roof with brick
ridge stack. Three framed bays aligned north/south with large rubble
chimney between south and central bay forming a lobby-entry plan. Single
storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-
plate, collar and tie-beam truss with struts and V-strut above collar
at north gable end. East front elevation: windows are all C20 casements.
There are three 2-light windows and a 3-light window on the ground floor,
two gabled dormers with 3-light windows, and a C19 porch with a lean-to
roof on chamfered arch-braced timber posts, a rendered base and a C20 door
flanked by large multi-paned rectangular lights. Attic lights in gable
ends. There is a single-bay gabled rubble addition to the rear of each
bay. Interior is recorded as having some medieval carved stones built into
the main chimney, including one with an heraldic passant lion. (RCHM, Herefs,
Vol III, 1934, p 45; BoE, p l16-7) .


Listing NGR: SO4282073113

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