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Middle Farmhouse, Ashton under Hill

Description: Middle Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148462

OS Grid Reference: SO9975937618
OS Grid Coordinates: 399759, 237618
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0370, -2.0049

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

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

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Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/10 22/4 Middle Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. C17, altered and extended c1800 and mid-C19. Limestone
rubble with ashlar dressings and plain tiled roof. L-plan; original C17 part
aligned east/west with large external chimney and bread oven on north side.
This part was refronted by large two-bay west range which has external chimneys
with offsets and moulded cappings, one at its north gable end and the other to
the right its west front elevation. Two storeys, attic and cellar. West front
elevation: windows and entrance have hoodmoulds with returns and the windows are
all C20 casements. There are two 3-light ground floor windows and three 2-light
first floor windows. The central entrance has a 4-centred head, relief carvings
in the spandrels and a C20 door. Attic lights in gable ends. The south gable
end retains its ovolo-moulded mullioned windows. A mid-C19 single-storey kitchen
wing adjoins the original range to the south-east. Interior: original part retains
its timber-framed west wall and there is a large fireplace in this part and at the
north end of the front west range.

Listing NGR: SO9975937618

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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