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The Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0429 / 52°2'34"N

Longitude: -2.0071 / 2°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 399609

OS Northings: 238280

OS Grid: SO996382

Mapcode National: GBR 2KH.WY0

Mapcode Global: VHB0Z.5X88

Entry Name: The Cottages

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148467

Location: Ashton under Hill, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ashton under Hill

Built-Up Area: Ashton under Hill

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

ASHTON UNDER HILL CP COTTONS LANE (south side)
SO 9838 - 9938
7/15 22/15 Nos 1 and 3 The Cottages
30-7-59
GV II

Row of three houses, now divided into two dwellings. C16, extended in C17
with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with rendered infill on tall limestone
rubble base with some coursed limestone rubble end walling; thatched roof half-
hipped at west end with brick ridge stacks at east end and to west of centre.
Four framed bays, second bay from east end is a narrow cross-passage bay and
has a large rubble chimney backing onto it. There is also a large chimney at
the east end. Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: two and three
panels from sill to wall-plate; truncated collar and tie-beam truss with four
struts at west end. North front elevation: ground floor has two 2-light case-
ments, a 3-light casement and a C20 rectangular light. There are two ledged
and battened doors; the right one has a flat canopy on wrought iron brackets
and is blocked with the main entrance to No 3 now situated in the west gable
end. Attic lights in west gable end flank a C17 window of four lights (now
blocked). Interior of No 1 inspected and has lateral main ceiling beams on
consoles and retains its large fireplace. The framing of No 1 suggests it is
earlier in date than the remainder of the building.


Listing NGR: SO9960938280

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