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Planned Farmstead About 15 Yards East of Bickley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3367 / 52°20'12"N

Longitude: -2.5254 / 2°31'31"W

OS Eastings: 364298

OS Northings: 271087

OS Grid: SO642710

Mapcode National: GBR BT.TYT8

Mapcode Global: VH84F.5JSJ

Entry Name: Planned Farmstead About 15 Yards East of Bickley House

Listing Date: 27 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149277

Location: Knighton on Teme, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Knighton on Teme

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley North

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 67 SW

1/84 Planned farmstead
about 15 yards east
of Bickley House


Planned farmstead. Dated 1863. Red brick with some blue brick dressings;
plain tiled roofs. Square plan with complete range of interconnected build-
ings enclosing four yards and divided by cnetral cruciform ranfe. Barn and
dovecote on east side, stables to north, cowhouses to centre and pig sties
to south side; large malthouse and two hop kilns at south-east corner. Yards
enclosed to west side by walls with central gateways. All buildings have
moulded eaves cornices and openings with cambered or round-headed arches
and chamfered jambs. Barn: three bays; central wagon bay has midstrey to
east side and opposed cart entries; chamfered ventilation slits with pointed
heads. Dovecote: prominently situated at centre of east side; square plan
with pyramidal roof with raised apex for ventilation; two levels; main east
elevation has large double doors and, on upper level, a large recessed
rectangular panel containing a four-bay arcade with blue brick round arches;
the two archways to the left are louvred, the two to the right have been
altered; each elevation of the roof has a small gabled dormer with six alight-
ing holes. Stables, cowhouse and pig sties retain most of fittings, doors,
floors and drainage system. Stables include grooms' quarters, stalls and
mangers. Included in pig sty area is a boar pen with large round archway
facing south and single-bay wing for animal feed preparation with smoke-
blackened roof. Malthouse and hop kilns: large rectangular block; two storeys,
attic with half-dormers and cellar; three-course band between main storeys.
Openings have blue brick cambered heads; windows are mainly rectangular with
multi-paned metal frames. Main south elevation: ground floor has two windows,
two doors and a set of double doors; first floor has three windows, one of
which is blind, and a door to right approached by external brick steps; three
gabled half-dormers, one is blind, one has a loft door and one has a multi-
paned window. Two hop kilns at east gable end have combined hipped slate
roofs with square louvred lanterns; in south elevation is a pair of blind
archways with blue brick round heads. Interior has large barrel vaulted
cellar. The date "1863" is inscribed inside the main entrance archway.
A complete and well-detailed example of a mid-C19 planned farmstead.

Listing NGR: SO6429871087

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

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