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Great House Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding at Rear, Ford and Stoke Prior

Description: Great House Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding at Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 149666

OS Grid Reference: SO5244356519
OS Grid Coordinates: 352443, 256519
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2048, -2.6973

Location: Stoke Prior, County of Herefordshire HR6 0LG

Locality: Ford and Stoke Prior
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 0LG

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Listing Text

SO 55 NW
2/103 Great House Farmhouse
and adjoining outbuilding
11.6.59 at rear
Farmhouse. C17, with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed with rendered infill on rubble base, partly roughcast, with some brick
refacing and rubble walling, slate roofs and large brick stack at centre of
main ridge. L-plan; main part of two bays aligned east/west with central
chimney; cross-wing also of probably two framed bays situated at west end.
Two storeys and attic. Framing: six rows of square panels from sill to wall-
plate; collar and tie-beam truss exposed to north end of cross-wing with two
collars; five struts to lower collar, three to upper collar and V-strut in
apex. South front elevation: main part has a 4-light casement and a 3-light
casement on the ground floor and two first floor 3-light casements; all windows
have plank weatherings. The cross-wing gable end to the left has a ground floor
3-light casement, two first floor 3-light casements (one with a plank weathering)
and an attic light. The main entrance to the right has a gabled canopy and a
C20 door. The gable retains its original brattished bargeboards. Attic lights
at east end of main part and also half-glazed C20 lean-to outshut. Interior
retains many chamfered main ceiling beams. Outbuilding : C17, northern range
much altered late C20. Timber-framed with painted brick infill on rubble base
with some rubble walling, and plain tiled roofs. T-plan. Two levels. Framing:
two and three panels from sill to wall-plate. Large swept braces in lower
corners of east gable end. Main east elevation: range adjoining farmhouse has
a double doorway and external steps lead to a loft door. Gable end of northern
range to right has two 2-light C20 windows and a C20 door. (RCHM, Herefs III,
p 188, item 140.)

Listing NGR: SO5244356519

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Source: English Heritage

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