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Woodhouse Farmhouse, Ledbury

Description: Woodhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152501

OS Grid Reference: SO6899541212
OS Grid Coordinates: 368995, 241212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0684, -2.4537

Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1NP

Locality: Ledbury
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1NP

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Listing Text

SO 64 SE Staplow (off west side)

1/75 Woodhouse Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Wood House)

- II*

Farmhouse. C14, altered subsequently. Timber-frame, painted brick and some
wattle-and-daub infil; plain tiled roof and off-centre brick stack. T-plan,
cross-passage with hall at left and solar cross-wing at far left. Single
storey and attics in gabled dormers; 2 storeys to the cross-wing, the north
gable of which has a cusped bargeboard. Later C19 and C20 lean-to across
most of facade. Three C20 windows and off-centre C20 door. Projecting
stack and bay window on rear of cross-wing. Interior: Passage: the head
beam of the screen retains mortice holes which indicate the position of
three doorways. Hall: inserted stack and first floor supported on stop-
chamfered beams; at the lower endare the remains of a spere truss, the
lower parts of which are missing; central cruck truss with chamfered blades
and collar, foiled raking struts to the upper part form a central quatrefoil
flanked by trefoils; intermediate arch-braced collar-beam truss also with
foiled raking struts above the collar, one curved windbrace adjoins; solar
cross-wing of 4 bays with 2 arch-braced collar-beam trusses and a central
tie-beam truss with raking struts. The house is partly surrounded by a moat.
(RCHM, Vol II, 1932).

Listing NGR: SO6899541212

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Source: English Heritage

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