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Berkeley Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Overbury, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0344 / 52°2'3"N

Longitude: -2.0635 / 2°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 395739

OS Northings: 237334

OS Grid: SO957373

Mapcode National: GBR 2KM.F3G

Mapcode Global: VHB14.54Y8

Entry Name: Berkeley Cottage

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148556

Location: Overbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Overbury

Traditional County: Worcestershire

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

SO 9437 - 9537
9/103 l3/4B No 46 and
Berkeley Cottage

Pair of houses. Circa 1639, altered c1900 and probably by Ernest Newton for
the Martin family. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, stone tiled
roof laid in diminishing courses, gable-end parapets with gabled finials,
weathervane at west end and ashlar ridge stack at west end. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Three bays; windows are all chamfered mullioned type
with leaded casements. The ground floor has two 3-light windows and a 2-light
window with hoodmoulds. There are three gabled dormers which have parapets
with gabled finials and 3-light windows with dripmoulds. Entrances in outer
bays, left one has a round-headed archway with moulded jambs, the right one has
a chamfered 4-centred archway; both have square heads and the hoodmould of the
adjacent windows is continued above both archways. The east gable end has a
ground floor and attic mullioned window with hoodmould and also a small 2-light
mullioned window with a dripmould in the gable apex. Large rear wing of c1900
date, single storey and attic with dormers, leaded casement windows and entrance
in west side with flat canopy on shaped brackets and half-glazed door. The
gateway (qv) referred to in the VCH is now situated on the south side of the
road in the garden wall about 80 yards north of the Vicarage. (VCH, 3 ii,
p 469; BoE, p 233).

Listing NGR: SO9574237336

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