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Hill Fields, Kempley

Description: Hill Fields

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125952

OS Grid Reference: SO6641729078
OS Grid Coordinates: 366417, 229078
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9592, -2.4901

Location: Kempley, Gloucestershire GL18 2BT

Locality: Kempley
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL18 2BT

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Listing Text

SO 62 NE

8/134 Hill Fields


Former farmhouse, now house. First half C17, extended late C17,
possibly later, altered C19, late C20. Timber framing on stone
plinth, part brick nogged, part wattle and daub. Slate roof.
Five bays, 1½ storeys, one room deep, leanto to part of rear.
Front: large external stone chimney on right return, leanto random
rubble stone extension to front, originally oven. Framing 3
panels high to eaves. On right double French doors (C20); 2
narrow panels to left, projecting timber from original porch,
blocked doorway. Above 2-light casement in gabled dormer: roof
slightly lower to left of blocked doorway. C20 door, under half-
glazed late C20 leanto porch: 3-light casement to left; evidence
of beams being tenoned through studs on left: wall timbers
numbered. Two 3-light casements: late C20 double garage doors
replacing earlier doors. Above rooflight, 2-light casement in
leanto dormer. Left gable tie beam truss, collar with V struts
over. Internally, on right large stone fireplace, marks from
knife sharpening on stone on right. Roof one pair purlins, square
ridge. Left end reported to have been used as a cowhouse by C20.
Rear framing survives intact. Main front may be of 3 periods,
certainly of 2. Leanto conservatory at right end not of special

Listing NGR: SO6641729078

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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