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Moorend Farmhouse, Ashperton

Description: Moorend Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152988

OS Grid Reference: SO6365842054
OS Grid Coordinates: 363658, 242054
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0757, -2.5317

Location: Ashperton, County of Herefordshire HR8 2RU

Locality: Ashperton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 2RU

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Listing Text

SO 64 SW

5/23 Moorend Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as
18.11.52 Moorend)


Farmhouse. C17 with later alterations. Timber-framed, part painted brick
and part wattle-and-daub infill, sandstone plinth, tiled roof hipped to
south, five framed bays aligned north/south facing east with two small
adjacent wings extending to west at northern west front, possibly the former
stair turret and porch, present entrance to south of centre; north of centre
large axial stack with three restoredstar plan brick shafts, further external
stack at south gable end. Two storeys, attic and cellar. Irregular fenestration:
five windows, 2- and 3-light casements, mostly leaded; further small 2-light
casement window directly below eaves in second bay from north, one window to
south and three to north flank glazed gabled porch. Framing: square panelling,
generally seven panels from sill to wall-plate, diagonal bracing from sill
to main post and above from girding beam to main post at north gable end
with lattice framing in gable. Interior: contains good chamfered beams and
moulded beams in former main hall (now subdivided), a 5-light ovolo moulded
window iS enclosed at the rear. Trusses: two struts to collar with V-struts
in apex and two tiers of purlins.

Listing NGR: SO6365842054

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Source: English Heritage

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