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CHURCH COTTAGE LYCHGATE COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH COTTAGE LYCHGATE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1031566

Location

CHURCH COTTAGE
LYCHGATE COTTAGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Salwarpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1998

Date of most recent amendment: 27-May-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469029

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 86 SE SALWARPE 357/4/10003 Church Cottage and Lychgate Cottage 21.1.98

GV II

School and master's house, now two cottages. Circa early C17, extended circa early C18, 1821 and later C19. Timber-framed with red brick nogging and gable-ended plain tile roof; and brick with plain tile hipped roof with deep eaves. Brick gable-end and axial stacks. PLAN: The original school and master's house occupied the timber-framed west range at right-angles to the road. In about the early C18 a brick extension was built at the rear [E]. In 1821 the early C18 wing was rebuilt with a kitchen and school room on the ground floor and two rooms over, facing the road [N] .Later in the C19 [circa 1882] the school was converted into cottages and a shop, a single storey cross-wing was built at the east end and a 2-storey outshut built at the rear [S] .The three cottages are now two dwellings. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Timber-framed 3-window range facing west, with largely C20 casements, C20 glazed door on right and extended in brick on left [N]. North front has symmetrica12-storey 2-window range at centre, with C19 3-light casements with glazing bars and sandstone lintels and ci11s [ground floor right casement replaced], blocked centre doorway and doorways to left and right with flush-panel doors; gabled cross-wing left and right, the left with C 19 3-light casement. At rear [S] , 2-storey outshut with late C20 timber balcony, circa early C18 brick wan to left and timber-frame west range to left of that. INTERIOR: The right [S] room of original west range has chamfered cross-beam and gable end fireplace with large timber bressumer and exposed wall-framing. Lychgate Cottage has some C19 panelled and ledged doors and a wide staircase. NOTE: The school was endowed in 1607 and 1719, and extended in 1821. In 1882 it was replaced by a Board school on another site to the SSE, and became cottages and a shop. SOURCE: Fletcher, D. V., The History of Salwarpe School; Droitwich History and Archaeology Society.



Listing NGR: SO8746262004

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fletcher, D V, The History of Salwarpe School

National Grid Reference: SO 87462 62004

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