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Blaenau Farmhouse

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

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Latitude: 52.0294 / 52°1'45"N

Longitude: -3.0249 / 3°1'29"W

OS Eastings: 329782

OS Northings: 237276

OS Grid: SO297372

Mapcode National: GBR F5.G89D

Mapcode Global: VH787.J872

Plus Code: 9C4R2XHG+Q2

Entry Name: Blaenau Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419164

ID on this website: 101223533

Location: 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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Farmhouse. Probably C17, altered C18 and c1950. Rubble, c1950 roughcast,
slate roof, end stacks. T-plan, 2 storeys, 3 windows, mainly c1950 case-
ements evenly spaced: 2 in main range one in cross-wing, small contemporary
window to left of porch, one early C19 6-light window to right of porch,
3-light early C19 segmentally headed window to ground floor cross-wing.
Entrance under gabled c1950 porch through pegged and moulded C17 door frame
and mid-C20 door. Interior: re-positioned plank and muntin screen separates
large principal room from cross-wing. To rear end of screen a moulded door-
head leads to pantry which is partitioned off from the rest of the ground
floor of the cross-wing by longitudinal plank and muntin screen which has
yet another screen above it on first floor to rear of straight C19 staircase
which rises from the middle of the first screen into the cross-wing. Room
above pantry is reached through segmental headed doorway in the last screen
and has 4 C17 wooden brackets with concentric diamond pattern attached to
inside of wall-plate of rear wall. Roof has 2 bays to each part, left hand
truss of main range is embedded in gable: A-frame with raking struts from collar.
This form alternates with open triangular uncollared braces.

Listing NGR: SO2978237276

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