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Great Parton Farmhouse, Eardisley

Description: Great Parton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150602

OS Grid Reference: SO3174048292
OS Grid Coordinates: 331740, 248292
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1287, -2.9986

Location: A4112, Eardisley, County of Herefordshire HR3 6NX

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

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Listing Text

EARDISLEY CP A 4112 (south side)
SO 34 NW
6/48 Great Parton Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Parton Farmhouse)
Farmhouse. Early C17, extended early C18 with mid-C19 alterations. Part
timber-framed with brick infill on rubble base with some brick refacing
and coursed rubble walling, part handmade brick. Stone-tiled roof laid in
diminishing courses, gable-end parapets with kneelers and tumbled brickwork
to C18 part; brick ridge stacks, (stacks to main ridge rebuilt late C20) and
also brick stack to north-west main roof. Original part is L-plan, composed
of two-bay main range aligned north/south with external chimney at south end
and having a single-bay north-east wing. A T-plan addition was built in the
C18 at the south gable end enclosing the chimney and forming a lobby entrance
at the centre of the east front. Two storeys, attic and cellar; chamfered
plinth and three-course band at first floor level. Framing: original part
has three and four rows of square panels exposed at first floor level.
North-east wing has decorative concave lozenge detail at its gable end.
Collar and tie-beam trusses with struts; north end truss has two collars.
North-east truss has decorative concave lozenge detail. East front elevation:
windows have cambered brick heads. Central range has one ground floor and
two first floor 3-light casements. The left ground floor bay has a 4-light
casement inserted into a smaller opening. Central entrance has a gabled
timber porch and a 6-panelled door. C18 wing to left has a ground floor
mullioned-and-transomed window at its gable end, a similar window on the
first floor (now blocked and painted in) and also on the first floor in the
angle with main range. The original wing to the right has a rectangular
light on the ground floor. There is a C19 lean-to addition in the left
angle with aledged and battened door; within it conceals a blocked window
opening, and two blocked doorways. A similar lean-to addition in the right
angle has been removed. Interior: original part has chamfered main ceiling
beams. Central chimney has back-to-back fireplaces. Also recorded to have
two early C18 fireplaces. (RCHM, III, p 56, item 60; BoE, p 120).

Listing NGR: SO3174048292

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Source: English Heritage

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