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Latitude: 52.0699 / 52°4'11"N
Longitude: -2.8994 / 2°53'57"W
OS Eastings: 338446
OS Northings: 241664
OS Grid: SO384416
Mapcode National: GBR FB.CPG3
Mapcode Global: VH783.P7KJ
Entry Name: Upper House
Listing Date: 23 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081858
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150020
Location: Preston on Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR2
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Preston on Wye
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Preston on Wye
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 34 SE
House. C14, with some C17 alterations, clad in stone in C18, with some
early C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in stone, mostly
roughcast, with a slate roof. H-plan with hall aligned north/south.
Screens passage to north end of hall, wing beyond rebuilt C17, spere truss
in lower of two bays. Solar cross-wing contains remnants of C14 work.
East front: the left-hand cross-wing is flush, the other projects. Cross-
wings of two storeys with one window, to the left a 16-pane sash, to the
right a C20 top-hung casement. Hall range of one storey with attic lit by
two gabled dormers. Two 16-pane sashes on ground floor. Entrance to left
of centre has a gabled C19 porch with half-glazed door. Interior not
inspected. Reported to contain a base cruck in the centre of the hall
with tenoned arcade plate. The upper roof is of simple construction with
a collar above the cambered tie-beam. The spere truss is of aisled form
with arch braces to the tie-beam. A relatively plain example of this type
of hall. (Bismaris, M R: "A Base-Cruck Hall at Preston-on-Wye, Hereford-
shire", Woolhope Club, Vol 41, pt III, 1975, pp 306 - 311).
Listing NGR: SO3844641664
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