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Bage Pool

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorstone, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0834 / 52°5'0"N

Longitude: -3.0254 / 3°1'31"W

OS Eastings: 329828

OS Northings: 243278

OS Grid: SO298432

Mapcode National: GBR F5.BVJ6

Mapcode Global: VH77V.HWXR

Entry Name: Bage Pool

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153747

Location: Dorstone, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Dorstone

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Dorstone

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 24 SE DORSTONE CP B 4348 (north side)
The Bage

5/126 Bage Pool (formerly listed
as Whitehouse Farmhouse)


Shown on OS as Whitehouse Farm, Bach.
Farmhouse. Mid-C16 with later alterations and additions. Rubble, and
timber-frame with wattle-and-daub infill, stone slate roof. L-plan, hall
range extending west, cross-wing north; with C18 cider house at a slight
angle to west end of hall range; hall originally framed, cross-wing of
rubble; stack to west end of hall range with staircase on north side,
door on south; and stack to north end of cross-wing with sprial staircase
on west side, blocked entrance on east side both stacks with 2 diamond
shafts. South front: 2 storeys, with attic to cross-wing at right.
Hall range: 4 irregular sized windows, all 4-pane boxed sashes, C17 stack
between 2 to right; ground floor: 3-light casement to left, roughly central
angled bay window of 1:2:1 glazing bar sashes with hipped slate roof; cross-
wing: 4-pane boxed sash to attic, 12-pane boxed sash to first floor, C20
ground floor French window. Straight joint between rubble wall and rubble
of stack to left end of hall range. C18 cider house of 2 storeys with two
2-light casements under segmental heads to each floor, entrance to right
with segmental head. North wall has exposed timber-framing to first floor,
2 square panels high, formerly jettied over ground floor, partially under-
built in late C19 brick; lean-to timber structure probably late C16, contain-
ing C19 dairy. Interior: 2 rooms of hall range divided by timber-framed
partition, room to west probably kitchen originally. First floor divided by
stud-and-plank partitions with their own top-plates, independent of ceiling
beams, probably reset. Roof trusses have tie-beam and 2 trenched purlins,
arranged in 5 bays over hall range (excluding chimney stack). (RCHM 1, p 57, no 15).

Listing NGR: SO2982843278

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