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Empton Farmhouse, Kington Rural

Description: Empton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150259

OS Grid Reference: SO2736753336
OS Grid Coordinates: 327367, 253336
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1735, -3.0635

Location: Chickward Lane, Kington Rural, County of Herefordshire HR5 3ES

Locality: Kington Rural
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR5 3ES

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Listing Text

SO 25 SE

7/1 Empton Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C17, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Square-panelled
timber-framing with lozenge framing in gables of cross-wing. Part wattle
and daub, part painted brick and part C20 infill, sandstone rubble plinth,
part painted brick refacing, Welsh slate roof. L-plan with wings aligned
north/south, east/west, and adjoining at south end, large main axial stack
and further lateral stack to east, through-passage. Two storeys. West front:
four 3-light casement windows to main wing, one similar window to left and
two to right of C20 glazed lean-to porch, inner ledged door, gable end of
cross-wing to right with 3-light casement. Interior retains good chamfered
ceiling beams with ogee stops and retains three doorways with semi-circular
shaped heads. The winder staircase which abuts the main central stack has
a wooden octagonal-shaped newel post. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 95).

Listing NGR: SO2736753336

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Source: English Heritage

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