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Huntley's Farmhouse, Much Marcle

Description: Huntley's Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152731

OS Grid Reference: SO6563334518
OS Grid Coordinates: 365633, 234518
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0080, -2.5021

Location: Much Marcle, County of Herefordshire HR8 2NB

Locality: Much Marcle
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 2NB

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Listing Text

SO 63 SE

8/66 Huntley's Farmhouse


- II*

Farmhouse. Probably C16 with C17 and later additions. Timber-frame with
brick and plaster infill mainly rendered to north, brick and stone stacks,
concrete tiled roofs. Rectangular plan aligned east/west with three gabled
wings projecting northward, two from the west end and one from the east end;
large roughly central gabled north porch. Cellars and two storeys and attics.
North elevation has 1:2:1:1 windows, mainly C19 to mid-C20 casements under
weatherings, battered rubble plinth to left gable front, C18 porch; exposed
framing to second gable front; rendered right hand gable frame has moulded
bressummers with scrolled brackets and 4-light mullioned window to first floor;
ledged and studded C17 door in porch with run-out chamfer-stops to doorway
frame; large brick ridge stack to left of centre, stone external end stack
with diagonally-set brick shaft to right hand return. South elevation has
exposed framing and central gable. Interior: ground floor has ovolo moulded
ceiling beams to west rooms; C17 open well staircase with moudled handrail
and turned balusters; painted glass sundial referred to in RCHM (Vol II, p 133)
no longer survives. West wing has large arch braces supporting principals
and collars with two vertical struts. A large, generally little restored
building, retaining a great amount of early detail.

Listing NGR: SO6563334518

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Source: English Heritage

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