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Court Farmhouse, Himbleton

Description: Court Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 147835

OS Grid Reference: SO9458558753
OS Grid Coordinates: 394585, 258753
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2270, -2.0807

Location: Church Lane, Himbleton, Worcestershire WR9 7LG

Locality: Himbleton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7LG

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Listing Text

SO 95 NW
6/159 (19/3) Court Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Late C16 with late C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed
with painted brick and rendered infill on lias limestone rubble and brick
plinth; brick replacement walling and additions painted to resemble timber-
framing; plain tiled roofs. Four framed bays aligned east/west with single-
bay wing to rear east end bay; central two-bay hall has rear external
chimney with brick stack and porch wing; C19 additions include a single-bay
extension to the west end service bay with a gable-end chimney and bread
oven; another porch wing to the front of the east end bay, and a two-bay
cross-wing at the east gable end. Two storeys, attic and cellar. Framing:
four panels from sill to wall-plate; large swept brace at front, lower left
corner of hall; porch has jettied first floor and attic with moulded bres-
summers and, above, a tie-beam truss with two struts, a rail in-between, and
a V-strut in the apex; rear wing gable end has two rows of panels at first-
floor level; the central two panels of the lower row have a small convex
brace across their inner corners; above is a collar and tie-beam truss with
three struts and a concave V-strut in the apex. South front elevation:
ground floor has a 2-light and a 4-light casement; first floor has three
2-light casements; porch wing has open front entrance, 5-light left side
window and 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window on right side; C17
door within has ogee moulding on lintel; C19 addition to left side has an
outshut to front elevation; C19 porch wing has a 4-panelled door with a
flat canopy on consoles, a 2-light first-floor casement with a cambered
head, and an attic light; C19 cross-wing gable end has a ground- and first-
floor 3-light casement with cambered heads. Interior not inspected. A C19
verandah on moulded posts adjoins the hall part at the rear; to the right
of it sandstone and brick steps lead to an upper level door in the C19 service
bay. (VCH 3 (ii), p 391).

Listing NGR: SO9459458756

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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