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Description: Hillhouse Farm House
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 152293
OS Grid Reference: SO7675066255
OS Grid Coordinates: 376750, 266255
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2939, -2.3423
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SO 76 NE GREAT WITLEY CP -
3/65 Hillhouse Farm House
Farmhouse. Possibly late C17 or early C18, altered late C19. Red brick
on sandstone plinth with tiled hipped roof. Two rooms deep with central
entrance hall and main stairwell, 3 axially placed stacks; 1 to left and
2 to right. Two storeys with attic and cellar; English bond brickwork,
moulded cornice; overhanging eaves; string course; 5 window spaces to
first floor, left of centre blocked, remainder have 16-pane glazing bar
sashes; ground floor has central doorway with later porch partly obscuring
doorcase; simple Tuscan pilasters supporting entablature; partly glazed
door with traceried, rectangular fanlight, flanked by 2 glazing bar sashes
to left, window to right of centre extends to ground level, and there is a
second door to right. Right hand return has C19 cross casements, other
elevations have glazing bar sashes, skylights in roof at rear. Interior
The lower end, to right hand side, has lower beamed ceilings; fireplaces
reflect late C19 and C20 alterations. Site of an earlier house to north
of present building, possibly the seat of one of the Red Marley manors.
A History of Great Witley, G Talbut (1955).
Listing NGR: SO7675066255
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Source: English Heritage
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