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Manor Farmhouse and Adjoining Stable, Beckford

Description: Manor Farmhouse and Adjoining Stable

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148494

OS Grid Reference: SO9867437261
OS Grid Coordinates: 398674, 237261
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0338, -2.0207

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 9837 - 9937
11/42 Manor Farmhouse and
adjoining stable

Farmhouse and adjoining stable. C17 with early and late C19 alterations
and additions. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and brick
additions; slate roof with brick ridge stack to left of centre and at right
end. Two storeys and cellar with moulded eaves cornice to brick part.
1:3:1 bays. Three-bay part has windows with hoodmoulds; on the
ground floor is a 5-light C20 casement and a 4-light C19 casement and there
are three 3-light C19 casements on the first floor. Central entrance has a
porch with a swept hipped lead canopy on cast iron brackets and with
decorative cast iron openwork panelled sides, a chamfered doorway with a
4-centred arched head and a ledged and battened door. The single-bay part
to the left has a ground floor 3-light casement with a cambered brick head
and a first floor 2-light casement. The single-bay part to the right has a
ground floor C19 canted bay window and a 2-light first floor casement. The
rear elevation of the central part has retained some of its chamfered mullioned
windows with hoodmoulds and there is a chamfered doorway with a 4-centred head,
similar but with better detail than that in the front elevation. Also at the
rear is a large C17 external chimney with offsets. The stable adjoins the right
gable end and is built of rubble with slate roof. Two levels and probably
of three bays with two rectangular lights in its front elevation and an attic
light in its gable end. The farmhouse and adjoining stable are situated close
to Cider Mill Cottages and Old Thatch (qv). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SO9867437261

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Source: English Heritage

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