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Little Brampton Farmhouse, Rodd, Nash and Little Brampton

Description: Little Brampton Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149161

OS Grid Reference: SO3037561368
OS Grid Coordinates: 330375, 261368
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2461, -3.0212

Location: Rodd, County of Herefordshire LD8 2LG

Locality: Rodd, Nash and Little Brampton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: LD8 2LG

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Listing Text


4/22 Little Brampton Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Mid-C16 with early and late C17 or early C18 additions, minor
C2O alterations. Timber-framed farmhouse with sandstone rubble plinth and
wattle-and-daub infill, exterior completely rendered apart from north-east
side of cross-wing; later painted sandstone rubble additions; stone slate
roof and hipped corrugated asbestos roof to later stone south-west block.
Central two-storey hall aligned north-east/south-west with flanking cross-
wings; north-east cross-wing projects to north-west front and south-west
cross-wing projects to south-east front. C17 two-storey porch projects to
south-east front (with small lean-to added to its western side); large C17
stone lean-to addition to south-west end of hall on north-west front, and
large rectangular block added to south-west end of house during late C17 or
early C18. Large axial stack to hall backing on to through-passage, further
stack at junction with later south-west addition; later lateral stack to
later block. There was also a further stack at the south-east gable end of
the north-east cross-wing (the fireplace remains intact to the interior).
This gable end of the cross-wing also has a projecting stair turret with
a stone winder staircase. Two-storey hall jettied to both fronts and jettied
two-storey cross-wings also with jettied gables to north-west front and to
south-east fronts respectively; two-storey added south-west block. North-west
entrance front: gable end of cross-wing to left with central 3-light metal
framed casement window and small multi-paned light to right. Leaded 3-light
casement window to ground floor, central hall with one leaded 2-light case-
ment window and one 3-light casement window. Large 3-light casement window
to ground floor to right of doorway with ledged door. Later lean-to projects
fowards to right and has one 2-light casement window and a ledged door to its
eastern return. Large later block to right with one cross-casement window
and two blocked openings to right, part glazed door to ground floor to left
of large 3-light C2O multi-paned window. South-east front: earlier house
with 3-light casement window and 3-light French casement window to projecting
gable end of cross-wing, one 2-light and one 3-light casement window to hall
with one similar 3-light window to ground floor; 3-light casement window in
gable end of two-storey porch to right of hall with single light in adjoining
lean-to to left side; inner doorway with broad ledged door. Small window to
stair turret to right of porch. Later block which adjoins to left of earlier
wing has three blocked window openings on its upper floor and one 2-light C20
window to the far left on the ground floor. Framing: largely hidden by the
render but a section of square panelled framing is revealed to the north-east
side of the north-east cross-wing, and close-studding is revealed to the
interior of the upper room of the porch, the upper storey of the hall is
carried on a plain bressummer with curved brackets springing from shaped
shafts to the wall-posts. The jetty of the north-east cross-wing has a
decorated bressummer carved with a scrolled foliage motif and has shaped
brackets and shafts to the wall-posts. The jetty of the south-west cross-
wing has a plain bressummer and brackets with traces of similar shaped shafts
below, moulded bressummer to C17 porch. Interior retains fine cross-beamed
ceiling in hall with deeply chamfered beams, the lean-to to the north-west
side houses a framed newel staircase with moulded rails, square newels with
shaped finials and shaped splat balusters. The stone winder staircase has a
central wooden newel post. The upper room of the hall has bolection moulded
panelling and the upper room of the later block has traces of plaster ceiling
decoration (RCHM, Vol III, p 177).

Listing NGR: SO3037561368

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Source: English Heritage

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