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Peghouse Farmhouse, Wichenford

Description: Peghouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151800

OS Grid Reference: SO7680957125
OS Grid Coordinates: 376809, 257125
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2119, -2.3408

Location: Wichenford, Worcestershire WR6 5NT

Locality: Wichenford
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 5NT

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Listing Text


3/130 Peghouse Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 with later C19 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed, painted brick infill, some brick replacement walling, tiled roofs,
coursed sandstone rubble chimney with rebuilt brick stack at upper end of
main roof ridge, also late C19 external brick stack to left side elevation.
Hall and cross-wing plan, both of 2 framed bays; hall part retains through-
passage. Two storeys and attic with cellar beneath cross-wing. Framing:
regular square panels, 4 from sill to wall-plate, double collar queen strut
truss in cross-wing gable ends, queen strut truss in left gable end of main
part. Irregular fenestration. Front elevation: Main part has 2 ground
floor casements and lean-to extension at left end with a casement; 2 first
floor casements; cross-wing gable end to right has ground and first floor
casements and an attic light. Gabled porch adjoins lean-to extension at
right end; tiled roof on rendered sandstone side walls and 3 moulded stone
balusters, walls have niches at ends and inner sides decorated with plaster
fleur-de-lys, shells etc; the stonework is reused from the Old Severn Bridge
in Worcester. Part-glazed door has eared architrave, ears of carved panels
and architrave beneath decorated with carved bearded foxes and rosettes.
Interior: Roof has intermediate queen strut trusses and single, trenched
purlins. Close-set vertical studding visible to rear ground floor wall of
cross-wing adjoining hall. Main beams have moulded chamfers and stops.
C19 single storey extension at left gable end and also wing to rear left
with an outshut and ridge end stack.

Listing NGR: SO7680957125

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Source: English Heritage

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