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Hillwood Farmhouse, Eastham

Description: Hillwood Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 149247

OS Grid Reference: SO6627667152
OS Grid Coordinates: 366276, 267152
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3015, -2.4960

Location: Eastham, Worcestershire WR15 8PA

Locality: Eastham
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR15 8PA

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Listing Text

SO 66 NE

5/54 Hillwood Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions.
Part timber-framed with brick infill, refacing, replacement walling and
additions, part rubble; plain tiled roofs. Hall and cross-wing plan;
main part of six bays aligned north-east/south-west with large truncated
external rubble chimney to north-west elevation, the brick stacks now
replaced by a pitched roof; two-bay cross-wing at north-east gable end
with external brick chimney to side elevation. Two storeys and attic.
Framing: north-west elevation has two rows of panels at first floor level
of former hall and of cross-wing with some herringbone struts; cross-wing
gable end has a collar and tie-beam truss with three collars, four struts
survive to lower collar, two to central collar and the two to upper collar
are retained. North-west front elevation: hall of main part has lean-to,
partly hipped roofed addition enclosing base of external lateral chimney;
the addition has a 3-light casement in its front elevation and a 2-light
casement in the left side; to the right of the chimney is a 2-light first
floor casement and, beneath, the main entrance which has a lean-to glazed
porch and half-glazed door. The bays to the right of the entrance are used
partly as outbuildings and there is a C19 addition adjacent to the entrance,
T-plan and of two levels with a door and 2-light first floor casement in
the angle with the hall. Cross-wing gable end has a 2-light ground floor
and 3-light first floor casement and a large attic light. Interior:
recorded as having moulded ceiling beams, a large stone fireplace in the
hall and C17 oak panelling in the room above. South-east elevation has
been completely refaced. C19 brick two-bay addition to north-east side
elevation, of two levels with large garage door and, above, a 2-light window
and loft door. The building is prominently situated on an elevated and
ancient site. (VCH 4, p 265). Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO6627667152

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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