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Description: Upper House and Adjoining Outbuilding and Hop Kiln
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149650
OS Grid Reference: SO5426954735
OS Grid Coordinates: 354269, 254735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1890, -2.6703
SO 55 SW
5/87 Upper House and
and hop kiln
Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding (probably a malthouse and granary) and
hop kiln. C17, origins, remodelled and refaced mid-C18 with further mid-C19
alterations. Part timber-framed, faced with handmade brick, part sandstone
rubble with machine-tiled roofs (hipped at west end and rear, raised to
front) and brick end stacks. Mainly three storeys with three-course band
between ground and first floors. One plus three bays. Windows are mainly
C19 casements. Three-bay part has two ground floor 3-light windows, three
first floor leaded windows and three first floor 2-light windows. Single-
bay part to left is built of rubble to second floor level and has a ground
floor cross-casement, a first floor 3-light window and a second floor 2-light
window. A lean-to rubble outshut at the left end has a 2-light ground floor
window in its front elevation. Rubble two-storey wing to rear right has
main entrance in angle with front range with C20 hipped roofed brick porch
and six-panelled door. Outbuilding is situated between rear wing and hop
kiln to rear centre of main range. Two levels. Three bays. It has a 2-
light window and a square window on the ground floor, and two upper level
2-light windows. External sandstone steps lead up to a loft door and there
is also an entrance with a ledged and battened door on the ground floor.
Hop kiln is mid-C19 and adjoins the west end of the outbuilding. Brick with
pyramidal slate roof and no cowl. Square plan opening with cambered head in
north side (RCHM, Herefs III, p 74, item 4).
Listing NGR: SO5426954735
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Source: English Heritage
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