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Description: Ford Farmhouse and Adjoining Granary
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149620
OS Grid Reference: SO5112255277
OS Grid Coordinates: 351122, 255277
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1936, -2.7165
FORD CP FORD
SO 55 NW
2/57 Ford Farmhouse and
Farmhouse and adjoining granary, now holiday flats. Mid-C18 with mid-C19
and late C20 alterations. Coursed dressed sandstone rubble with brick
dressings and partly brick faced, machine-tiled hipped roof with end brick
stacks. Two storeys with cogged brick eaves cornice. Three bays. Windows
have cambered brick heads. On the ground floor is a 20-pane sash and a 3-
light casement with a transom and on the first floor are two 3-light case-
ments and a 4-light casement. Central entrance has a C20 gabled brick porch
on a rubble base with trellis infill and, within, the doorway has a moulded
architrave, a half-glazed door with side lights and a transom light with
four glazing bars. The south gable end has been faced with brick. Interior:
some original panelled doors survive. To rear of ground floor is a re-set
stone doorway with a two-centred head and chamfered jambs (said to have
probably come from Leominster Priory). Granary: mid-c18, Part sandstone
rubble, part timber-framed with brick infill and corrugated iron roof.
Probably four bays adjoining north gable end of farmhouse. Two levels.
Framing: three rows of panels at upper floor level with some long straight
braces across upper corners. Collar and tie-beam truss at north gable end
with four struts below collar and subsidiary lower rail. East front elevation:
there is a 2-light and a single-light C20 casement on the ground floor, four
first floor C20 single-light casements and a raking-top dormer with a 2-light
and a single-light C20 casement. Adjacent to the farmhouse is a lean-to
outshut with a catslide roof, a 2-light casement and a C20 door.
Listing NGR: SO5112255277
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