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Barn and Stable Adjoining Hill Farmhouse to East, Wichenford

Description: Barn and Stable Adjoining Hill Farmhouse to East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151790

OS Grid Reference: SO7903159355
OS Grid Coordinates: 379031, 259355
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2320, -2.3084

Locality: Wichenford
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6YY

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Listing Text


3/120 Barn and stable adjoining
Hill Farmhouse to east


Barn and stable. Late C18 barn and mid-C19 stable addition. Brick with
dentilled eaves cornice, tiled roofs with parapets at gable ends and between
barn and stable. Barn 3 bays; central wagon bay with opposed square-headed
cart entries. Blocked ventilation slits and some diaper ventilation patterns
in east gable end wall. South elevation has a planked door in each outer bay.
Interior Double, trenched purlins, 2 raking struts from tie-beam to lower
purlins, collar between upper purlins. Door through to house in west gable
end wall. Stable Single bay structure. Planked doors in north and south
elevations. At east gable end steps lead up to planked door into hayloft.
Beneath steps is a narrow, round-arched entrance with 3 progressively smaller
round-headed archways inside possibly for restricting the movement of an
animal whilst undergoing treatment. Interior stall partitions removed.
In west gable end wall are 3 blind windows, 2 ground floor and one in apex,
all with moulded stone keyblocks. This would originally have been the
external gable end wall of the barn.

Listing NGR: SO7903159355

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Source: English Heritage

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