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Description: The Hill and Garden Walls Attached to East and West
Date Listed: 9 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 149729
OS Grid Reference: SO4378951256
OS Grid Coordinates: 343789, 251256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1567, -2.8231
KING'S PYON CP -
SO 45 SW
1/48 The Hill and garden
walls attached to
20.2.53 east and west
Farmhouse. C16, C17, C18 and C19, with later alterations. Sandstone
rubble, brick and timber-frame with plaster infill. Sandstone dressings.
Welsh slate roofs. Four large sandstone side stacks with brick shafts.
One brick end stack. Irregular rectangular plan aligned roughly east/
west with cross-wing at each end. Cellar, two storeys and attic. North
elevation has irregular fenestration of 0:4:1 windows, with timber-framed
gable fronts at each end. The left gable has a deep sandstone rubble
plinth with central entry to cellar. Above is square framing, five square
panels high to the slightly cambered tie-beam, over the collar is a small
square window. Right-hand gable, probably C16, has projecting first storey
supported on brackets. Narrowly spaced studs surround central first floor
mid-C20 glazing bar window. Angle struts from corner posts to tie above
which are herringbone struts. Entry to left of centre has ledged door.
Centre part has catslide projection to either side of massive external
stack bearing a tablet with escutcheon and exposed framing with square panels.
West elevation has narrow studding with two blind first floor zones, possibly
the position of former windows. Brick south elevation has four large external
stacks and two first floor windows to right of centre, each with cambered heads
and glazing bar sashes. Beneath the right one is a panelled door and fanlight
with a lean-to canopy supported by two slender columns, possibly early C19.
East elevation has three windows, glazing bar sashes, with gauged brick heads
and projecting stone keystones. The centre ground floor sash is deeper to
allow use as entry via stone steps beneath. Dentilled brick eaves cornice.
Walls attached to north-west and north-east corners are brick in Flemish
bond about 10 feet high, with flat sandstone capping. They extend east
and west about 30 yards, each with a round-headed doorway, before returning
southwards. That to the east is swept down to the south. Interior has
moulded sandstone fireplace, probably C17. Flagged stone floors. Deeply
chamfered ceiling beams, those in kitchen dividing the ceiling into panels.
Trusses have variously, plain collars, three posts to collars with V-struts,
and pegged king-posts carrying twin raking struts. (BoE, p 207; RCHM, Vol
III, p 88).
Listing NGR: SO4378951256
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Source: English Heritage
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