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Firs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Michaelchurch Escley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0129 / 52°0'46"N

Longitude: -3.0025 / 3°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 331295

OS Northings: 235413

OS Grid: SO312354

Mapcode National: GBR F6.H7W6

Mapcode Global: VH787.XN2S

Entry Name: Firs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419172

Location: Michaelchurch Escley, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Michaelchurch Escley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Michaelchurch Escley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 33 NW MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY CP -

2/25 Firs Farmhouse

-

GV II


Farmhouse. Probably C17, altered in C18 and late C20. Rubble, stone slate
roofs, brick ridge stack left of centre and end stack to right. L-plan with
through-passage across main east-west range just short of its junction with
lower north-south wing. Two storeys to main range; one storey and attic to
subsidiary wing. Main range: 4 windows, large 5-light C20 metal casement to
right of centre, 4 evenly spaced 3-light C19 casements to first floor,
entrance to right by top-glazed C20 door and to left under 4-centred arch
by C20 door. Lower wing to left has tallet stairs to first floor and
beyond the stairs is a linked single storey building, again of rubble.
Left return of lower wing has oak mullioned window. Interior: 4-centred
door head with ledged C17 or C18 door leads from the rear side of the
through-passage alongside chimney into principal room which has large
chamfered ceiling beams. Date stone "1710", probably re-positioned set in
west gable. Rear elevation of main range has 4 evenly spaced C19 2-light
casements some with dripstones. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO3129535413

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

Description

SO 33 NW MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY CP -

2/25 Firs Farmhouse

-

GV II


Farmhouse. Probably C17, altered in C18 and late C20. Rubble, stone slate
roofs, brick ridge stack left of centre and end stack to right. L-plan with
through-passage across main east-west range just short of its junction with
lower north-south wing. Two storeys to main range; one storey and attic to
subsidiary wing. Main range: 4 windows, large 5-light C20 metal casement to
right of centre, 4 evenly spaced 3-light C19 casements to first floor,
entrance to right by top-glazed C20 door and to left under 4-centred arch
by C20 door. Lower wing to left has tallet stairs to first floor and
beyond the stairs is a linked single storey building, again of rubble.
Left return of lower wing has oak mullioned window. Interior: 4-centred
door head with ledged C17 or C18 door leads from the rear side of the
through-passage alongside chimney into principal room which has large
chamfered ceiling beams. Date stone "1710", probably re-positioned set in
west gable. Rear elevation of main range has 4 evenly spaced C19 2-light
casements some with dripstones. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO3129535413

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