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Kedges Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenswick, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.227 / 52°13'37"N

Longitude: -2.3227 / 2°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 378057

OS Northings: 258809

OS Grid: SO780588

Mapcode National: GBR 0D9.7MJ

Mapcode Global: VH92K.P9G2

Entry Name: Kedges Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151774

Location: Kenswick, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Kenswick

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Wichenford

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 75 NE KENSWICK CP off B 4204 (north side)

3/104 Kedges Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably C17, altered and extended mid-C19. Timber-framed,
rendered infill on sandstone rubble and brick plinth, asbestos tile
cladding to right side elevation, tiled roof having bands of fishscale
tiles and pierced, shaped bargeboards at gable ends; central rebuilt
ridge stack with oversailing cap courses. Main range of 3 framed bays
and lobby entry with 3 single bay gabled rear wings. Two storeys and
attic. Framing: square and rectangular panels; 5 from sill to wall-plate;
front elevation has zig-zag bracing at third rail height; lower two rails
of right side elevation are replaced by close-set vertical studding;
short, straight braces in lower corners of third panel from sill in side
and rear elevations; queen strut trusses in gable ends. Front elevation:
symmetrical arrangement; outer bays have ground aid first floor 9-pane
sashes with side lights, and plank weatherings, central first floor 9-pane
sash and timber-framed porch with pierced, shaped bargeboards, moulded
timber uprights; part-glazed door having long, narrow glazed upper panels
with pointed arched heads; attic lights in gable ends. Interior: Roof has
been raised and altered; single, trenched purlins. Stop-chamfered main
beams; back-to-back fireplaces in main range. Mid-C19 single storey kitchen
wing to left side elevation.

Listing NGR: SO7805758809

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

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