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Ridgend Farmhouse, Wichenford

Description: Ridgend Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151792

OS Grid Reference: SO7769761065
OS Grid Coordinates: 377697, 261065
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2473, -2.3281

Location: Wichenford, Worcestershire WR6 6YS

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

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Listing Text


1/122 Ridgend Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17, with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed,
with painted brick infill and brick replacement walling and refacing;
hipped tiled roofs, brick ridge stack and also brick stacks to side eleva-
tions. Hall and cross-wing type plan with chimney inserted in former cross-
passage, long hall range on a west/east axis with cross-wing at west gable
end; hall range with a lobby entry plan. Two storeys and attic with
dentilled eaves cornice to hall range. Framing exposed in cross-wing,
4 square panels from sill to wall-plate, long straight lower corner braces.
Irregular fenestration. Front elevation to south: hall range has 3 ground
and 2 first floor large mid-C19 casements, the ground floor ones have
cambered heads and the left one is blocked. Door with cambered head positioned
beneath ridge stack and having 6 raised and fielded panels and flat canopy
above on carved brackets. Cross-wing gable end has plank weatherings between
storeys, a ground floor cross casement and a first floor 16-pane sash.
Interior not inspected. Single storey extension to right side elevation
possibly former bake house.

Listing NGR: SO7769761065

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Source: English Heritage

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