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Upper Lower House Farmhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0254 / 52°1'31"N

Longitude: -3.0228 / 3°1'21"W

OS Eastings: 329922

OS Northings: 236822

OS Grid: SO299368

Mapcode National: GBR F5.GGV6

Mapcode Global: VH787.KCC6

Entry Name: Upper Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419492

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 23 NE MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY - CP -

1/63 Upper Lower House Farmhouse

-

GV II


Farmhouse, now cottage. Probably C17. Rubble, stone, slate and slate roof,
end stacks. 2-room plan with catslide outshot and bread oven at side of
junction with catslide. One storey and attic. Two windows, C19 casements
evenly spaced and 2 gabled half-dormers. Gabled entrance, probably C19 under
stone roof leading to moulded door frame and ledged door with spear-headed
strap hinges. Interior: closely-set ceiling joists, run-out stop-chamfers
to beam above plank and muntin screen which has round door head to right
end and square head with ledged door to left end. Farther room from entrance,
beyond the screen, has chamfered beam with broach stops. Ledged round-headed
door to left side of chimney leads to stone-newel stairs lit by splayed
windows. Roof truss has no tie-beam; instead V-brace above collar is supported
by 4 studs joined by rails, except for a central gap for door between 2 upper
rooms.


Listing NGR: SO2992236822

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

Description

SO 23 NE MICHAELCHURCH ESCLEY - CP -

1/63 Upper Lower House Farmhouse

-

GV II


Farmhouse, now cottage. Probably C17. Rubble, stone, slate and slate roof,
end stacks. 2-room plan with catslide outshot and bread oven at side of
junction with catslide. One storey and attic. Two windows, C19 casements
evenly spaced and 2 gabled half-dormers. Gabled entrance, probably C19 under
stone roof leading to moulded door frame and ledged door with spear-headed
strap hinges. Interior: closely-set ceiling joists, run-out stop-chamfers
to beam above plank and muntin screen which has round door head to right
end and square head with ledged door to left end. Farther room from entrance,
beyond the screen, has chamfered beam with broach stops. Ledged round-headed
door to left side of chimney leads to stone-newel stairs lit by splayed
windows. Roof truss has no tie-beam; instead V-brace above collar is supported
by 4 studs joined by rails, except for a central gap for door between 2 upper
rooms.


Listing NGR: SO2992236822

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