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Yarhampton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Astley and Dunley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3042 / 52°18'15"N

Longitude: -2.3297 / 2°19'46"W

OS Eastings: 377617

OS Northings: 267392

OS Grid: SO776673

Mapcode National: GBR 0C9.KSV

Mapcode Global: VH925.KBRY

Plus Code: 9C4V8M3C+M4

Entry Name: Yarhampton House

Listing Date: 12 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152292

Location: Astley and Dunley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Astley and Dunley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Astley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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3/63 Yarhampton House


- II*

Former farmhouse, now house, dated 1610, restored C20. Timber-framed
with part painted brick on ground floor, painted brick and lath and plaster
infill, tiled roofs. Central floored hall of 2 bays with projecting flanking
wings of 3 bays, entrance to right of centre, external stacks, 2 to right wing
and 2 to left wing, one at gable. 2 storeys with attics, 2-light leaded
casements one in each gable and in gabled dormer above porch; first floor
has one renewed 3-light mullioned and transomed oriel supported on carved
decorative brackets, left end bracket bears date; one similar window above
porch; one 5-light ovolo moulded mullioned and transomed window in right
wing also supported on carved decorative brackets. Ground floor of left
wing has C19 3-light window with cambered head, central block projects on
ground floor with lean-to roof and gabled porch, one 3-light ovolo-moulded
mullioned and transomed window, to left of entrance C20 glazed door. Right
wing has renewed 4-light mullioned and transomed window. Fenestration leaded
throughout, some renewed. Right wing bears traces of other blocked window
openings: Upper external stack of right wing has 3 conjoined star-plan shafts.
The rear of left wing is partly obscured by late C18 brick extension, rear
of right wing has garage insertion. Framing: close-studding with mid-rail
to ground floor, 3 panels above with diagonal bracing and V-struts in gables.
Interior contains fine cross-beamed ceiling and stone flagged floor in hall
with former external wall removed when forward projecting lean-to with porch
added now supported on 2 C19 cast iron piers; C17 oak framed newel staircase
with twisted balusters complete from ground to first floor. (VCH, Vol IV, p 231.)
A good example of a large early C17 timber-framed farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SO7761767392

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