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Latitude: 52.0981 / 52°5'53"N
Longitude: -2.2088 / 2°12'31"W
OS Eastings: 385792
OS Northings: 244434
OS Grid: SO857444
Mapcode National: GBR 1HB.DD9
Mapcode Global: VH936.NJNH
Entry Name: Lower Farm Cottaged
Listing Date: 14 June 1985
Last Amended: 28 March 2007
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1178499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 152659
Location: Severn Stoke, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR8
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Severn Stoke
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Severn Stoke with Croome d'Abitot
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
406/3/19 BIRCH LANE
14-JUN-1985 SEVERN STOKE
1 AND 2
Lower Farm Cottages
(Formerly listed as:
House of c.1800, now subdivided into two properties.
MATERIALS: It is constructed of red brick in Flemish bond with a slate low pitched eaves roof.
PLAN: Front range of double depth plan.
EXTERIOR: The three bay façade has 8/8 flush sashes to either side at ground and first floor and 6/6 to the centre, all with flat gauged brick arches and wooden architrave. At second floor there are 4/4 sashes. There is a modillion cornice at eaves and gable end brick stacks. The central door has flush panels and a round arched head with radiating bar fanlight. There is a later brick porch with a round arched opening with a stepped string course at impost.
To the rear is a parallel range, now a separate property No. 2. This is of circa mid-late C19 date and again built of brick with a plain tiled roof. It is of two storeys and comprises a pair of two storey ranges with hipped roofs and modillion eaves cornice; that to the left has a brick lateral stack; that to the right has a further single storey range projecting to the rear. The windows are mainly wooden casements with brick sills; those to the ground floor have segmental arched openings.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Lower Farm Cottages are a good example of rural polite architecture in a restrained classical fashion. They also have group value with other C19, and earlier, listed buildings in Severn Stoke.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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