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Lower Stocks

A Grade II Listed Building in Almeley, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1694 / 52°10'9"N

Longitude: -2.9563 / 2°57'22"W

OS Eastings: 334689

OS Northings: 252774

OS Grid: SO346527

Mapcode National: GBR F8.5F98

Mapcode Global: VH77H.PQYV

Entry Name: Lower Stocks

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150402

Location: Almeley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Almeley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Almeley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 35 SW
1/33 Lower Stocks
Farmhouse. Probably C16 and C17 with later alterations. Timber-frame
with brick and plaster infill and brick underpinnings. Welsh slate
roofs with sandstone rubble and brick stacks. T-plan with cross-wing
aligned east/west attached to north end of main range. Two storeys and
attics. East elevation has 1:2:2 windows with gable front to right-hand
side. Lean-to on left-hand side has one 2-pane late C19 window; main
range has two juxtaposed 3-light late C18 or early C19 wrought iron case-
ments; gable has two early C20 casements to left of centre. Ground floor
has 2-light late C19 casement with segmental head in left-hand lean-to.
Main range has a 3-light casement of the same date as those above it and
a mid-C20 brick glazed porch and contemporary glazed front door. Gable
has canted late C19 bay window with two forward-facing lights. Frame
of upper part of main range has a section of close-studding beneath the
two first floor casements. Gable front has four panels from cill to large
tie. Angle struts from corner posts to tie. Above the tie are scissor
braces. To the right of the bay window is a former entry with triangular
head. West elevation has two extruded sandstone stacks. Interior inaccess-
ible at time of re-survey (October 1986); noted by RCHM as having C17 stair-
case. RCHM erroneously refers to Lower Stocks as Upper Stocks. (RCHM, Vol
III, p 7).

Listing NGR: SO3468952774

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

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