This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 65 SW CHURCH SQUARE
3.5.49 Church Cottage - II
C16, Cl7, C18. A building of several periods, the core being a late medieval hall with a north wing (now altered) and a late south wing; to the rear (west) of the north end is an attached barn of the C18; minor modern rear attachments.
The front (east) is of 2 storeys with irregular fenestration, under an old hipped tile roof. The centre has a massive exposed timber frame, the upper part jettied above a moulded board, the ground-floor section with bricknozzled close verticals and almost continuous fenestration in its upper part (including an original mullioned light, a mullioned and transomed bay, a later mullioned window, and a brick-filled frame ending at the north side as a Tudor doorway with old boarded door. The south side has later 1st floor exposed framing above modern brickwork; this is repeated at the north side but the exterior screens an older full-height interior of 3 bays. The barn has a quoins post frame with aisles of 6 bays with modern dormer-like windows. Within, the oldest part is a ground floor room, with an inserted ceiling and massive fireplace, some Cl7 panelling, Tudor door frames, and a panelled door. Upstairs the Queen post truss is exposed. Windows are modern casements. The building was a priest's house with tithe barn later a malthouse, and still later a National School.
Listing NGR: SU6363152194
© Mr M. Bridger. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Bridger, M.
Rights Holder: Bridger, M.
Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan House, Domestic, Dwelling, Aisled Barn, Aisled Building, Agriculture And Subsistence, Barn, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, Priests House, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, Malt House, Food And Drink Processing Site, Industrial, Brewing And Malting Site, Food And Drink Industry Site, National School, Education, Voluntary School, School, Tithe Barn
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