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Latitude: 51.9585 / 51°57'30"N
Longitude: -2.9337 / 2°56'1"W
OS Eastings: 335935
OS Northings: 229301
OS Grid: SO359293
Mapcode National: GBR F9.LT1B
Mapcode Global: VH78P.31DF
Entry Name: Great Bilbo
Listing Date: 29 September 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078184
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355356
Location: Longtown, County of Herefordshire, HR2
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Longtown
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Clodock and Longtown
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 32 NE LONGTOWN CP -
7/47 Great Bilbo
Farmhouse. C15, extended and altered during late C16 or C17, minor C20
alterations. Sandstone rubble with corrugated asbestos roof. C15 wing
aligned east/west with later wing aligned north/south adjoining to south.
Central projecting gabled porch to east front, gable-end stacks to later
cross-wing, axial stack to earlier wing. Single storey with attic to
earlier wing, two storeys and attics to later wing; east front: 4-light
diamond mullioned windows flank central porch to upper floor, one C19
casement window to left with 5-light diamond mullioned and transomed
window to right with square-headed label, a continuous pentice extends
to left and to right on first floor flanking porch with segmental-headed
doorway, inner moulded square-headed surround to doorway with segmental
head, heavy battened door with decorative strap hinges. Interior of C15
wing reveals two cruck trusses which have been mutilated at the base,
later wing retains good chamfered and moulded ceiling beams; plank-and-
muntin panelled partitions survive on ground and first floor with segmental-
headed doorways; large stone winder staircase to south gable end and further
staircase in north gable end. (RCHM Vol I, p 186).
Listing NGR: SO3593529301
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