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Peghouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wichenford, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2119 / 52°12'42"N

Longitude: -2.3408 / 2°20'26"W

OS Eastings: 376809

OS Northings: 257125

OS Grid: SO768571

Mapcode National: GBR 0DG.90L

Mapcode Global: VH92K.CNVR

Plus Code: 9C4V6M65+PM

Entry Name: Peghouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151800

Location: Wichenford, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Wichenford

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Wichenford

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Farmhouse. Early C17 with later C19 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed, painted brick infill, some brick replacement walling, tiled roofs,
coursed sandstone rubble chimney with rebuilt brick stack at upper end of
main roof ridge, also late C19 external brick stack to left side elevation.
Hall and cross-wing plan, both of 2 framed bays; hall part retains through-
passage. Two storeys and attic with cellar beneath cross-wing. Framing:
regular square panels, 4 from sill to wall-plate, double collar queen strut
truss in cross-wing gable ends, queen strut truss in left gable end of main
part. Irregular fenestration. Front elevation: Main part has 2 ground
floor casements and lean-to extension at left end with a casement; 2 first
floor casements; cross-wing gable end to right has ground and first floor
casements and an attic light. Gabled porch adjoins lean-to extension at
right end; tiled roof on rendered sandstone side walls and 3 moulded stone
balusters, walls have niches at ends and inner sides decorated with plaster
fleur-de-lys, shells etc; the stonework is reused from the Old Severn Bridge
in Worcester. Part-glazed door has eared architrave, ears of carved panels
and architrave beneath decorated with carved bearded foxes and rosettes.
Interior: Roof has intermediate queen strut trusses and single, trenched
purlins. Close-set vertical studding visible to rear ground floor wall of
cross-wing adjoining hall. Main beams have moulded chamfers and stops.
C19 single storey extension at left gable end and also wing to rear left
with an outshut and ridge end stack.

Listing NGR: SO7680957125

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