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Common Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Hanbury, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2484 / 52°14'54"N

Longitude: -2.0683 / 2°4'5"W

OS Eastings: 395431

OS Northings: 261134

OS Grid: SO954611

Mapcode National: GBR 2H2.5VD

Mapcode Global: VH9ZZ.3RD8

Entry Name: Common Cottages

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147748

Location: Hanbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Hanbury

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Hanbury

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 96 SE
4/72 (15/10) Nos 1 and 2 Common Cottages
- II

House, divided into two dwellings. Probably C16, enlarged early C17, altered
mid-C18 and late C19; restored C20. Timber-framed with brick and rendered
infill, brick replacement walling and refacing, plain tiled roofs. Main range
of three framed bays aligned north/south now cased and partly rebuilt in brick
and having two large external chimneys with off-sets at rear and a rebuilt
porch wing to west elevation, possibly in former through-passage position;
smaller north end bay intersects with two framed bay cross-wing. Main part
is two storeys and attic; cross-wing is single-storey and attic with dormers.
Framing: cross-wing has three rows of panels from sill to wall-plate and
short straight upper braces at gable ends; north wall was rebuilt in C19;
south side wall is of two rows of close-set vertical studs; collar and tie-
beam trusses with close-set studding above and below collar at both gable
ends. Two-storey porch wing to main part is early C17, rebuilt C20; the
upper floor is supported on timber posts and has two rows of panels and a collar
and tie-beam truss with two struts and concave-sided V-strut in apex. West front
elevation: main part has C20 leaded casements; ground floor has a 3-light, a 2-
light and two single-light casements with cambered heads; first floor has two
2-light casements, one having a cambered head, and two rectangular lights.
Central C20 gabled timber-framed porch and door; first floor of former porch
has C20 lights, two to front and one to right side; cross-wing gable end has
tiled weatherings above collar and tie-beam and an attic light. North eleva-
tion of cross-wing has main entrance to other dwelling. Interior: main part
has roof with two tiers of purlins and retains its collar and tie-beam trusses
apart from south end truss. Cross-wing has intermediate collar and tie-beam
truss with struts and scarf-jointed purlins; large C19 fireplaces against
each gable end wall with brick stacks. The building is part of the former
Bearcroft Estate.

Listing NGR: SO9543161134

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