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Oldcastle Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwall, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0631 / 52°3'47"N

Longitude: -2.3602 / 2°21'36"W

OS Eastings: 375401

OS Northings: 240584

OS Grid: SO754405

Mapcode National: GBR 0G5.Q2F

Mapcode Global: VH93B.1DLS

Plus Code: 9C4V3J7Q+6W

Entry Name: Oldcastle Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151434

Location: Colwall, County of Herefordshire, WR13

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Colwall

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Colwall and Upper Colwall

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Oldcastle Farmhouse



Farmhouse, now holiday farmhouse. Late C17 - early C18. Part timber-framed
on stone plinth over left-hand side cellar, stone end walls, brick left hand
gable, brick gable window heads and surrounds, brick quoins to end stacks, tiled
roof with brick verges; local type external stone chimney with off-sets and
detached shaft to centre of rear. 2 storeys and attic, 4 bays; contemporary
regularly placed cross casements in iron with lead cames to both floors; those
to the left being higher; entrance into second bay from the right, under gabled
hood supported by a pair of consoles decorated in acanthus leaves, through
a contemporary six-panelled door. Framing: 6 panels high from plinth to
eaves; in the front 2 right hand bays there is wall-framing only in the top
panel, the remainder being trompe-l'oeil framing over render. Interior: 4 flight,
contemporary dog-leg staircase with fat balusters; big wooden lintol to fireplace
inside external chimney. The left hand ground floor room has a much higher
ceiling than the rest indicating a possible extension at this end (but roof not
inspected), yet the artificial framing of the right hand side indicates re-
building there too, the unifying features being the similar end walls and
continuous panels below the eaves.

Listing NGR: SO7540140584

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