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Fircroft and Adjoining Haybarn, Richards Castle (Hereford)

Description: Fircroft and Adjoining Haybarn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150204

OS Grid Reference: SO4703970017
OS Grid Coordinates: 347039, 270017
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3257, -2.7785

Location: Killhorse Lane, Elton, County of Herefordshire SY8 4EX

Locality: Richards Castle (Hereford)
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 4EX

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Listing Text

SO 47 SE
4/25 Fircroft and
adjoining haybarn

House and adjoining haybarn. Late C16 with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations.
Timber-framed on rubble base with some rubble and brick walling concealed
beneath sheets of hardboard painted to resemble timber-framing. Corrugated
metal roof with overhanging eaves, hipped at east end and with brick stack
at west end of ridge. Two framed bays aligned east/west. Two storeys.
No framing exposed externally. South front elevation: there is a C19 bay
window with a lean-to roof in the west bay, a single-light first floor case-
ment in the east bay and the main entrance, in the west bay has a C19 gabled
timber porch with trellis infill and a partly-glazed door. There is a C19
square metal window on both floors at the east end. Interior has some sub-
stantial exposed timbers. Haybarn adjoins west end. Timber-framed and
weatherboarded with corrugated iron roof, hipped at west end. Single framed
bay plus hipped-roofed bay with lean-to at west end. Partly two levels.
Three panels from sill to wall-plate. There is a truncated collar and tie-
beam roof truss at the west end of the main bay. Main entrance in south
elevation. Also door and loft opening to hipped-roofed part. The western-
most bay of the haybarn has probably been rebuilt and the barn re-roofed.

Listing NGR: SO4703970017

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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