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Cowhouse at Lower Farm About 12 Yards West of Lower Farm Cottages, Beckford

Description: Cowhouse at Lower Farm About 12 Yards West of Lower Farm Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148493

OS Grid Reference: SO9847737147
OS Grid Coordinates: 398477, 237147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0327, -2.0236

Location: Beckford, Worcestershire GL20 7AT

Locality: Beckford
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7AT

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Listing Text

SO 9635- 9735
11/41 Cowhouse at Lower Farm
about 12 yards west of
Lower Farm Cottages

Cowhouse, possibly a former dwelling. Circa 1600, with mid-C19 alterations.
Part coursed limestone rubble, part timber-framed with rendered infill on
rubble base with some weatherboarding and brick replacement walling. L-plan;
main part aligned east/west and probably of five bays with south-east wing of
three bays; there is a chimney in the central bay of the south-east wing with
a brick ridge stack. Two levels. Framing: main north elevation has three rows
of panels.from sill to wall-plate. East side of wing has one row of panels
at eaves level and a short straight brace in the left upper corner. Main south
elevation has three stable doors (one with a cambered brick head) and three
loft openings. The west elevation of the south-east wing has two ground floor
openings (one with a cambered head) and a ledged and battened door in the central
bay. Boarded loft opening in west gable end of main part. Interior not accessible.

Listing NGR: SO9847737147

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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