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Little Quebb Farmhouse, Eardisley

Description: Little Quebb Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150596

OS Grid Reference: SO3022251911
OS Grid Coordinates: 330222, 251911
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1610, -3.0215

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire HR3 6LP

Locality: Eardisley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR3 6LP

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Listing Text

EARDISLEY CP off A 4111 (west side)
SO 35 SW
3/42 Little Quebb Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1400, extended circa 1600 and C17 with further mid-C19
and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered
infill on rubble base, painted brick replacement walling and stone-tiled
roofs laid in diminishing courses. Cruck hall house of probably three bays
aligned north-east/south-west; through-passageway in central bay and large
external rubble chimney with rubble and brick stack on north-west side of
north-east bay. Cross-wing of two framed bays added at south-west end circa
1600 and a further parallel south-west cross-wing also of two framed bays
added later in the C17. There is a large chimney at the junction of the
earlier cross-wing and the original range. Part single storey and attic,
part two storeys. Framing: original range has three panels from sill to
wall-plate and a collar and tie-beam truss with struts and a V-strut above
the collar at the north-east end. Earlier cross-wing has two rows of panels
at first floor level, a jettied north-west gable on shaped brackets and a
north-west tie-beam truss with three struts. Later cross-wing has two rows
of panels at ground floor level, two rows of close-set studding at first
floor level and a north-west tie-beam truss with latticed struts. North-west
front elevation: original range has a 2-light ground floor casement and a C17
or earlier studded door with decorative strap hinges. The earlier gable end
has a 4-light ground floor casement with a plank weathering and a first floor
3-light leaded casement. The later cross-wing gable end has a 3-light casement
on both main floors, the ground floor one has a plank weathering. Attic light
at north-east end. Interior: three pairs of cruck trusses survive within the
original range. (RCHM, III, p 55, item 32; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue,

Listing NGR: SO3022251911

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Source: English Heritage

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