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Wood House Farmhouse and Adjoining Granary, Bodenham

Description: Wood House Farmhouse and Adjoining Granary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149568

OS Grid Reference: SO5502451864
OS Grid Coordinates: 355024, 251864
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1632, -2.6589

Location: Bodenham, County of Herefordshire HR1 3LE

Locality: Bodenham
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 3LE

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Listing Text

BODENHAM CP off A 417 (east side)
SO 55 SE
6/5 Wood House Farmhouse
and adjoining granary
Farmhouse and adjoining granary. Circa 1600 with late C17, mid-C18, mid-C19
and mid-C20 alterations. Part sandstone rubble, part timber-framed with
painted brick and rendered infill. on rubble base: Slate roofs and large
rubble ridge stack with brick shaft to main range. T-plan; main range of
roughly three bays aligned north/south; with large central chimney and
through-passage to north side of chimney:. Large cross-wing added at south
end, (probably C18). Part two storeys, part single storey and attic with
dormer and part three storeys. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate;
no trusses visible. West front elevation: main range has a ground floor 3-
light casement with a cambered brick head, a first floor 3-light casement
and a raking-top dormer also with a 3-light casement. Entrance to left of
central stack has a lean-to canopy on straight brackets and a door of four
flush panels. Cross-wing is of substantial proportions and windows have
wedge lintels; the gable end has a tripartite ground floor sash window with
a central four-pane sash, a first floor 3-light C20 casement, a second floor
tripartite plain sash and moulded bargeboards. There is a brick stack on the
south side of the roof. In the angle with the main range is a large lean-to
addition: It has a 3-light C20 casement with a wedge lintel and the main
entrance which has a lean-to canopy on metal brackets and a door of three
flush panels in its west side: There is a tall brick stack on its north
aide: The granary wing adjoins the north end of the main range and runs
west; C17, and built of sandstone rubble with a slate roof, two bays, two
levels. There are external sandstone steps leading up to a ledged and battened
door on its south side. Old purlin ends visible at west gable end. (RCHM
Herefs, Vol II, p 16, item 31; Brian, Dr A: The Houses of the Township of
Bodenham Devereux and their inhabitants in the C19 and earlier, unpublished

Listing NGR: SO5502451864

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Source: English Heritage

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