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Latitude: 52.2619 / 52°15'42"N
Longitude: -2.9931 / 2°59'35"W
OS Eastings: 332316
OS Northings: 263096
OS Grid: SO323630
Mapcode National: GBR B6.ZPSF
Mapcode Global: VH773.2DJX
Entry Name: Wegnall Old Farmhouse
Listing Date: 25 May 1972
Last Amended: 26 March 1985
Source ID: 8957
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Close by Hindwell Brook (marking the English border) and reached by an irregular farm track from the Presteigne to Kington road.
Community: Presteigne (Llanandras)
Traditional County: Radnorshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Little altered timber-framed L-plan house dating from about 1600, possibly built by Hugh Rodd, brother of Richard Rodd of Herefordshire. 2 storeys, rubble footings, close studding, 1st floor jettied with partly moulded-jetty beam on curved brackets. Infilled 1st floor doorway with arched lintel (2-storey porch now removed), main entrance with boarded and studded door. 2 windows wide, cantilevered 6-light oriels planted on bracket supports under cill beams, leaded lights. One 3-light window flush-set to left. Corrugated-iron roofs, massive rubble stack to right gable with 4 diagonal stems, smaller stack to left side. Lean-to rubble extensions to left and right ends.
Rear elevations with similar detailing, rear wing jettied over ground floor with corner brackets under beam (upper floors temporarily covered).
In progress of restoration from use as a farm store.
Internal plan-form has hall and kitchen on the main front separated by an entrance passage, and a parlour in the rear wing with a great chamber over. All the main rooms were heated by fireplaces of dressed stone, internal square-framed partition walls with wattle and daub infill, stop-chamfered joists, wooden bressumers, stairs in fireplace gable end etc.
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