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Lower Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckford, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0322 / 52°1'55"N

Longitude: -2.0242 / 2°1'27"W

OS Eastings: 398433

OS Northings: 237083

OS Grid: SO984370

Mapcode National: GBR 2KN.K22

Mapcode Global: VHB14.V5QZ

Entry Name: Lower Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148491

Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Beckford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 9635 - 9735
11/39 Lower Farm Cottage

House. C17 with mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with painted
brick infill on limestone rubble base, brick replacement walling and thatched
roof, half-hipped at west end. Two framed bays aligned east/west with large
external chimney at east end which has a rebuilt brick stack. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate with
some short straight upper corner braces. Framing replaced at west end and
north side. At east gable end a collar and tie-beam truss and one raking
strut is partly visible. South front elevation: windows are all 2-light C20
casements. There are two ground floor windows and an eyebrow dormer in the
eastern bay. Attic light at west end. Main entrance in C20 single-storey
wing adjoining east gable end and enclosing chimney with a glazed door and
garage door facing south. Also lean-to C20 outshut of boarded timber at west
end with a window in its south end and a glazed door in its west side.
Interior is said to retain its large fireplace. Despite the alterations to
this building its original plan has remained intact and it forms a pair with
Cherry Orchard Cottage (qv). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SO9843337083

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

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