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Oldhouse Farmhouse and Attached Range of Agricultural Buildings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.033 / 52°1'58"N

Longitude: -3.03 / 3°1'47"W

OS Eastings: 329438

OS Northings: 237679

OS Grid: SO294376

Mapcode National: GBR F5.G11J

Mapcode Global: VH787.F5JB

Entry Name: Oldhouse Farmhouse and Attached Range of Agricultural Buildings

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419365

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 -

Oldhouse Farmhouse and
1/43 attached range of
_ agricultural buildings

GV II

Farmhouse and attached range of agricultural buildings. Probably late C16 -
late C17, partly altered in C19 and mid-C20. Rubble roughcast, slate and
corrugated iron roofs, brick end stacks. Domestic part to east has 2-cell
plan and staircase projection to rear; attached to west is barn, stable and
cow house range in dry stone rubble. Domestic part: 2 storeys, 2 windows,
south elevation covered in roughcast, evenly placed mid-C20 metal casements,
one to west and 2 to first floor, contemporary ledged door to east. West part:
corrugated iron roof, 2 storeys, probably 4 structural bays, 3 small square
shuttered windows or pitch-holes to upper floor, 3 ledged C19 doors evenly
spaced, the east one hard against junction with domestic part. Low entrance
above 4' 6" high in west gable end. Interior: domestic part has very thick
walls with splayed window openings; flagged floors; plank and muntin screen
with 4-centred opening at its north end acts as partition wall between C20
front door and casement. Winding rubble staircase with oak treads to north
side of west fireplace is illuminated by small oak-pegged single light window
with one lead came. Interior of west range has 2 trusses of machine-cut C19
king posts and struts at end farthest from domestic part (intervening part
inaccessible) and beneath a cow house with access from the low door in the
west gable end. Rubble hoods survive on the stacks and above a small oak
diamond section mullioned window at the north-east side of the west range
which retain the centre 2 of 4 mullions.


Listing NGR: SO2943837679

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 -

Oldhouse Farmhouse and
1/43 attached range of
_ agricultural buildings

GV II

Farmhouse and attached range of agricultural buildings. Probably late C16 -
late C17, partly altered in C19 and mid-C20. Rubble roughcast, slate and
corrugated iron roofs, brick end stacks. Domestic part to east has 2-cell
plan and staircase projection to rear; attached to west is barn, stable and
cow house range in dry stone rubble. Domestic part: 2 storeys, 2 windows,
south elevation covered in roughcast, evenly placed mid-C20 metal casements,
one to west and 2 to first floor, contemporary ledged door to east. West part:
corrugated iron roof, 2 storeys, probably 4 structural bays, 3 small square
shuttered windows or pitch-holes to upper floor, 3 ledged C19 doors evenly
spaced, the east one hard against junction with domestic part. Low entrance
above 4' 6" high in west gable end. Interior: domestic part has very thick
walls with splayed window openings; flagged floors; plank and muntin screen
with 4-centred opening at its north end acts as partition wall between C20
front door and casement. Winding rubble staircase with oak treads to north
side of west fireplace is illuminated by small oak-pegged single light window
with one lead came. Interior of west range has 2 trusses of machine-cut C19
king posts and struts at end farthest from domestic part (intervening part
inaccessible) and beneath a cow house with access from the low door in the
west gable end. Rubble hoods survive on the stacks and above a small oak
diamond section mullioned window at the north-east side of the west range
which retain the centre 2 of 4 mullions.


Listing NGR: SO2943837679

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