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Hilltop Farmhouse, Knighton on Teme

Description: Hilltop Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149287

OS Grid Reference: SO6299069958
OS Grid Coordinates: 362990, 269958
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3265, -2.5445

Location: Knighton On Teme, Worcestershire WR15 8LY

Locality: Knighton on Teme
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR15 8LY

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Listing Text

SO 66 NW

4/94 Hilltop Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, mid-C19 alterations, restored late C20.
Timber-framed, brick infill, brick plinth and replacement walling, plain
tiled roofs. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part of three framed bays
aligned north-east/south-west; central chimney bay has brick ridge stack;
cross-wing at south-west gable end also of three framed bays and has large
external chimney to south-west side and three square brick stacks with joint
cap and cogged course at base; two single-bay additions to the north-east
elevation adjoin the upper hall bay; the south-east one is set beneath a
catslide roof and the north-west one has a separate gabled roof. Part
single storey and attic, and part two storeys, attic and cellar. Framing:
three and four panels from sill to wall-plate of hall part; cross-wing
appears to have had its roof raised; five panels from sill to original wall-
plate and additional row above; large swept braces in upper and lower corners;
collar and tie-beam trusses with four struts to collar and V-strut in apex
throughout. North-west elevation: hall part has a 3-light ground floor case-
ment and a C20 glazed lean-to porch and ledged and battened door adjacent to
gabled wing addition; the latter has a 4-light ground floor casement and an
attic light; cross-wing gable end has a ledged and battened cellar door, a
4-light cellar window, ground floor C19 oriel window on shaped brackets, a
3-light first floor casement and an attic light. Main entrance in south-west
elevation of cross-wing to right of external chimney; it has a lean-to timber
porch and a half-glazed door with moulded architrave. Interior not inspected
but noted has having stop-chamfered main beams.

Listing NGR: SO6299069958

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Source: English Heritage

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