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Old Manor Farmhouse, Ashton under Hill

Description: Old Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148458

OS Grid Reference: SO9962737525
OS Grid Coordinates: 399627, 237525
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0361, -2.0068

Location: Beckford Road, Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR11 6SU

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6SU

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Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/6 22/3A Old Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
30-7-59 Lower Manor Farmhouse
and Dovecote)

Farmhouse. Dated 1638, altered early C19. Timber-framed with rendered infill
on rubble base, refaced to front with brick in a patterned Flemish bond of red
stretchers and yellow headers, and with some limestone rubble walling. Part
limestone tiled roof laid in diminishing courses and part plain tiled roof.
Ashlar stacks with moulded capping, the north end one dated 1638. Hall and
cross-wing plan; hall part is of three bays and a through-passage bay aligned
north/south with a large chimney backing onto the passage. The cross-wing,
situated at the north end, is of two bays and has a large external ashlar
chimney with offsets and moulded capping on its north side; the chimney is
dated 1638. Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: collar and tie-
beam truss with two collars, three struts to lower collar, two to upper collar
and V-strut in apex at south gable end. East front elevation: hall part has
a 3-light C19 casement with a cambered head and an original 3-light stone
chamfered mullioned window on the ground floor and three pebbledashed gabled
dormers with 3-light C19 casements. The main entrance has a cambered stone
head with relief mouldings in spandrels, stone jambs inscribed with the Baldwyn
family initials and a C20 door. The cross-wing gable end has a ground floor
and attic window, both of which are 3-light C19 casements with cambered heads.
Attic light in south gable end. A rubble addition (probably a former dairy)
adjoins to rear left. The house was the former home of the Baldwyn family.
Interior: timber-framing exposed including original roof structure with collar
and tie-beam truss. Main rooms have stop-chamfered main ceiling beams and
joists. Doors off passageway have moulded architraves. Large fireplaces in
three main ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: SO9962737525

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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