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Western Lye, Aymestrey

Description: Western Lye

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 149425

OS Grid Reference: SO3920265665
OS Grid Coordinates: 339202, 265665
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2857, -2.8927

Location: Aymestrey, County of Herefordshire HR6 9SZ

Locality: Aymestrey
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9SZ

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Listing Text

SO 36 NE

1/22 Western Lye (formerly
listed as Upper Lye
11.6.59 Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C15, remodelled late C17 and early C19, restored late C20.
Timber-frame with painted brick and rendered infill on a coursed rubble
plinth; hipped tile roof to C17 part, rest with a slate roof. L-plan.
C15 range extending to south of three bays, central cruck trusses of open-
hall against stack in south bay; C17 range to west. C17 portion has two
lateral stacks of coursed rubble with brick dressings. East front: tall
C17 range to right of two storeys with a 2-light casement to each floor,
to left of two storeys with three 2-light casements. Entrance to right
of centre has a C20 gabled and tiled porch. Framing: six square panels
high to C17 part, three square panels high to C15. Interior: former
centre of open hall is a cruck truss with collar and V-struts above,
formerly with arch-braces below. The cruck truss between two northern bays
was formerly a closed truss (RCHM, 3, p 14, no 28).

Listing NGR: SO3920265665

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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