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Huck's Farmhouse and Adjoining Dairy Range, Wichenford

Description: Huck's Farmhouse and Adjoining Dairy Range

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151809

OS Grid Reference: SO7677758017
OS Grid Coordinates: 376777, 258017
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2199, -2.3413

Location: Wichenford, Worcestershire WR6 6PS

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

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Listing Text


3/139 Huck's Farmhouse and
adjoining dairy range


Farmhouse and dairy range. C17, with early C19 alterations and additions.
Part timber-framed, painted brick infill, part brick, double span roof, slate
to front range, tiled at rear, end brick stacks with offsets. Two parallel
ranges of 3 bays on a north-west/south-east axis, the south-east range incor-
porating much of the earlier farmhouse. Three storeys. Framing: irregular
panels, mainly 5 from sill to original wall-plate with long, straight braces
in lower outer corners of ground and first floor levels; queen strut trusses
in gable ends. Front elevation to south-east: completely altered during early
C19 and the roof raised to create a symmetrical facade of the appropriate
proportions. Ground floor has bay window to left and C20 casement to right;
first floor outer windows are 20-pane sashes with a central 16-pane sash;
second floor has outer 15-pane sashes and a central 12-pane sash. Central
doorway; door is 6-panelled, raised and fielded, upper panels are glazed;
trellised timber porch with a swept lead canopy and scalloped decoration.
Interior retains some stop-chamfered beams. A brick range adjoins right
side elevation; a former dairy, scullery and probably for hop drying. Two
storeys with dentilled eaves cornice. Three bays with outshut to rear. Front
elevation has 3 ground floor casements with cambered heads and 3 first floor
casements. Interior has timber-framed partitions.

Listing NGR: SO7677758017

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Source: English Heritage

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