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Description: Wall End Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149674
OS Grid Reference: SO5240156538
OS Grid Coordinates: 352401, 256538
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2050, -2.6979
STOKE PRIOR CP AND STOKE PRIOR
SO 55 NW
STOKE PRIOR (DET) CP
2/111 Wall End Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1600, altered and extended C18 and mid-c19; restored
late C20. Timber-framed with rendered infill on rubble base, painted
brick replacement walling and machine-tiled roofs with rebuilt C20 brick
stacks. L-plan; main range of four framed bays aligned north-east/south-west,
(two southernmost bays are formed from a converted outbuilding). A single-bay
wing adjoins the north-west side of the north-easternmost bay. There is a
large chimney at the junction of this wing and the main range, also in the
adjoining bay and an external C20 rubble chimney has been built at the
south-west end. The cross-wing is of two framed bays and is situated at
the north-east end. An external rubble chimney adjoining its north-east
side is partly enclosed by a lean-to outshut. Two storeys and attic. Framing:
four rows of panels from sill to wall-plate with short straight braces in some
upper corners. Single-bay wing has a tie-beam truss with latticed struts at
its gable end. North-west gable end of cross-wing has an altered collar and
tie-beam truss with struts. North-west front elevation: windows are all C20
wood-mullioned replacements. Main range has a 2-light window and a 3-light
window with a transom on the ground floor, two 2-light windows and a 4-light
window with a transom on the first floor and there is a large 3-light window
with two transoms at the gable end of the single-bay wing. Main entrance
situated adjacent to single-bay wing has a c20 gabled timber-framed porch
and a door with a four-centred head. There is a large cowl on the roof ridge.
The cross-wing gable end has a 2-light window and a 3-light window with a
transom on the ground floor, a 3-light first floor window-and an attic light.
Interior: several chamfered main ceiling beams: Large fireplaces are retained.
There are two original wood mullioned windows (now blocked) visible on the
first floor of the side elevation of the cross-wing and also one original
window on the ground floor of the main range. (RCHM, Herefs III, p 188, item 13).
Listing NGR: SO5240156538
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Source: English Heritage
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