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Birds Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2773 / 52°16'38"N

Longitude: -2.2416 / 2°14'29"W

OS Eastings: 383610

OS Northings: 264373

OS Grid: SO836643

Mapcode National: GBR 1F4.B27

Mapcode Global: VH92F.3192

Entry Name: Birds Cottage

Listing Date: 28 January 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148053

Location: Ombersley, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ombersley

Built-Up Area: Uphampton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ombersley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


3/158 Birds Cottage


Row of three cottages, now two cottages. C17, restored mid-C20. Timber-
framed, rendered infill, sandstone rubble plinth, brick replacement wall-
ing and additions, plain tiled roof, large external brick stack with off-
sets at front right and brick ridge stack at left side. Four framed bays;
single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: three square panels from
sill to wall-plate; short straight braces in upper corners, no trusses
exposed externally, end gables replaced with brick. Front elevation: all
doors and windows are mid-C20; ground floor has five rectangular casements,
four gabled dormers with 2-light casements and two half-glazed doors.
Interior: roof has single row of trenched purlins and intermediate collar-
and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts. At rear left side cottage is a
single storey and attic wing. On the left gable end wall a plaque records
that the cottages were restored by the Hereford and Worcester Building
Preservation Trust in 1977.

Listing NGR: SO8361064373

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