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Latitude: 52.2045 / 52°12'16"N
Longitude: -3.0395 / 3°2'22"W
OS Eastings: 329060
OS Northings: 256761
OS Grid: SO290567
Mapcode National: GBR F4.3BP5
Mapcode Global: VH778.8VHD
Entry Name: 9, the Wych
Listing Date: 31 December 1993
Last Amended: 4 September 2008
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196558
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385793
Location: Kington, County of Herefordshire, HR5
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Kington
Built-Up Area: Kington
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Kington
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
643-1/1/33 THE WYCH
(Formerly listed as:
8 AND 9)
Cottages, now house. C18.
MATERIALS: Roughcast and rubble; Welsh slate
roof with gable to left; central rubble stack with brick
chimney; brick end stack to right.
EXTERIOR: Two storeys; two window range: C18 three-light casement to gable; C19 two-light casement to right. Entrance to left (to No. 9): late C19 part-glazed
panelled door in moulded case under simple pediment hood; C18 three-light casement; C19 two-light casement under brick segmental arch; early C20 part-glazed door under simple pediment hood. Single storey wing to right: rubble with stone
tile roof; late C19 plank door; C19 two-light casement; C20 garage door. Left returned side: C20 two-light metal casement, in altered opening. Rear: wing with C18 three-light casement, under brick segmental arch; two C20 two-light casements; C20 stack and lean-to with stone tile roof.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: No. 9 The Wych is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* A substantially intact example of an C18 cottage
* A good example of cottages built of local materials in a vernacular style
Listing NGR: SO2915056682
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