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Priests Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddington, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2147 / 52°12'52"N

Longitude: -2.0841 / 2°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 394348

OS Northings: 257391

OS Grid: SO943573

Mapcode National: GBR 2HG.1X3

Mapcode Global: VH92P.TLKK

Entry Name: Priests Cottage

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179926

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147866

Location: Huddington, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Huddington

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Huddington

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 95 NW
6/190 (19/23) Priests Cottage
- II

House. Probably late C15 with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed, rendered
infill on lias limestone rubble and handmade brick base, plain tiled roof.
Two framed bays aligned north/south with former through-passage in north bay;
south gable end has a large external handmade brick chimney with off-sets,
detached stack and lean-to bread oven; north gable end has a C19 external
brick chimney with off-sets and bread oven. Single storey and attic with
dormers. Framing: cruck-framed; two rows of panels from sill to wall-plate;
full crucks visible at both gable ends, south gable end blades now stop
just above purlin level. West front elevation: windows are leaded casements;
ground floor has a 2-light wood-mullioned window in south bay; main entrance
to right of north bay has a gabled timber-framed porch, 5-light diamond-
mullioned openings to front and left side, open to right side, and an original
door with 4-centred arched doorhead; also, timber-framed porch in the angle
with the south external chimney with a glazed 4-light diamond-mullioned window
to the front and, within, a ledged and battened C19 door. The base of the
south chimney has a 2-light west window, and that of the north chimney has
two rectangular lights facing north. Attic light in north gable end.
Interior: complete intermediate cruck truss and swept wind-braces; chamfered
main beams and fireplace lintels; south bread oven is blocked; the wall-frame
opposite the main entrance is interrupted where the through-passage doorway
would have been situated. This house is a rare survival in its complete
state with little alteration. (BoE, p 200).

Listing NGR: SO9435057390

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