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Description: Massington Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152514
OS Grid Reference: SO7400939518
OS Grid Coordinates: 374009, 239518
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0534, -2.3804
LEDBURY RURAL CP WORCESTER ROAD
SO 73 NW (off south side)
4/88 Massington Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C15, remodelled mid-C17 and c1810-20. Fragments of timber-
framing but mostly red brick; hipped plain tiled roof and brick modillioned
cornice; rubble and brick stacks, one at the rear has diagonal shafts.
L-plan, rear wing at north east. Four windows plus one in the wing at
the right: 16-pane glazing bar sash windows,. tripartite on the ground
floor, and under cambered heads; string course over ground floor;
later C19 canted bay at right. Off-centre panelled door; porch with
octagonal, Tuscan columns. Interior: wide ovolo moulded beams to former
cross-passage and large room at right (hall); stop-chamfered beams to
left room. Rear (north east wing) retains portions of timber-framing;
blocked 4-centre headed doorway and C19 door under a lintel decorated
with a blank arcade of cinquefoils, moulded cornice above; on the first
floor are portions of moulded wall posts and C15 arch-braces. (RCHM, Vol II,
Listing NGR: SO7400939518
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Source: English Heritage
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