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Description: Stone Farmhouse and Attached Hop Kiln
Date Listed: 12 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 151683
OS Grid Reference: SO7557155331
OS Grid Coordinates: 375571, 255331
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1957, -2.3588
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SO 75 NE BROADWAS CP BROMYARD ROAD
3/16 Stone Farmhouse and
12.11.51 attached hop kiln
Farmhouse. C15, enlarged probably late C16, with additional late C19
alterations. Timber-framed with rendered wattle-and-daub and painted brick
infill, brick refacing and replacement walling; tiled roofs; large external
sandstone ashlar stack with offsets and gabled capping to right side elevation,
large external brick stack at rear, also brick stack to front of ridge at left
end. Probable rebuilding of former cruck hall house; present main range of 3
framed bays and through-passage; 2-bay cross-wing at east gable end, small
jettied bay projects from centre of east elevation; to rear of cross-wing is
a small timber-framed extension wing of one framed bay. Two storeys; attic
and cellar to cross-wing; main range has a dentilled eaves cornice. Framing
exposed to rear main range, large rectangular panels, 2 from sill to wall-plate;
cross-wing of main small square panels, 6 from sill to wall-plate; south gable
end truss has 5 queen struts to lower collar, 2 struts above to upper collar and
V-strut in apex; jettied bay of close-set vertical studding and moulded bres-
summer on decoratively carved console-brackets. The single bay extension has
swept braces visible in its gable end upper corners beneath the tie-beam; queen
strut truss in gable end. Front elevation Main range has 2 ground floor case-
ments with cambered heads, 3 first floor casements and doorway, left of centre,
having a planked door, moulded architrave and metal canopy on slender iron posts.
Cross-wing gable end has a ground and first floor casement with plank weatherings
and a blocked attic light; planked door with moulded architrave in angle adjoin-
ing main range; east elevation has 2 gables flanking jettied bay. Sandstone
stack built against left gable; jettied bay has a planked door to the right
side, and a first floor blocked oriel window on a central console-bracket and
right side light, beneath the right gable is a first floor casement and a
blocked attic light. Interior Main range retains full cruck to left of
through-passage; through-passage has two doorways for service rooms; roof has
double, trenched purlins and swept wind-braces. Cross-wing has queen strut
trusses and double, trenched purlins. Main beams are stop chamfered. C19 out-
shut to rear. A late C19 hop kiln, brick with slate roof on a square base,
adjoins rear left gable end.
Listing NGR: SO7557155331
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Source: English Heritage
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