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Dukes Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Craswall, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0048 / 52°0'17"N

Longitude: -3.0246 / 3°1'28"W

OS Eastings: 329762

OS Northings: 234532

OS Grid: SO297345

Mapcode National: GBR F5.HVRQ

Mapcode Global: VH787.JWC0

Entry Name: Dukes Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355314

Location: Craswall, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Craswall

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Craswall

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


2/5 Dukes Farmhouse and
adjoining barn


Farmhouse. C16 with C17 additions extensively remodelled during mid-C19
and early C20. Sandstone rubble, slate roof. Main house aligned north-
east/south-west facing south-east with stack backing onto probable former
through-passage, further later gable-end stacks, wings extending to rear
at either end, the C17 dairy wing adjoins the barn to the north-west.
South-east front: single-storey and attic, three dormer windows with C20
2-light casements, similar windows flank doorway with gabled porch, over-
light and ledged door. To the rear of north-east wing are two wooden
framed 3-light windows with diamond shaped mullions; on east face of
north-west wing is a wooden framed doorway with segmental head adjoining
a window formerly with diamond shaped mullions now cut at the base.
Interior of north-east wing and main house reveal cruck trusses largely
with cut tie-beams with extensive smoke blackening to north-east wing,
stone winder staircase with oak treads against central axial stack blocked
at upper level has ledged door with surface fillets; now enclosed to rear by
a later passage is the probable former main doorway with heavy chamfered
wooden frame with half-pyramidal stops, and 4-centred head, the north-west
dairy wing has timber-framed internal partitions, and an external stair
leading to upper room; small fireplace with corbelled bressummer. The
Barn adjoins dairy to north-west, extensively rebuilt with one C17 truss
remaining with vertical struts from tie-beam to collar with V-struts above. Barn
included for group value.

Listing NGR: SO2976234532

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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