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The Town, Castle Frome

Description: The Town

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 153089

OS Grid Reference: SO6675145760
OS Grid Coordinates: 366751, 245760
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1092, -2.4869

Location: Castle Frome, County of Herefordshire HR8 1HQ

Locality: Castle Frome
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1HQ

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Listing Text

SO 64 NE

2/124 The Town


Farmhouse, reputed to date from 1560, altered and extended largely during
C18 and mid-C19, altered C20. Timber-frame with wattle-and-daub and part
painted brick infill, sandstone plinth, roughcast to rear, part hipped slate
roofs. Irregular plan, two framed bays aligned east/west formerly with east
gable (now hipped), additions to north and south giving lean-tos with cat-
slide roof, further addition extending to north at rear, entrances to north
and south, main central axial stack. Two storeys, attics and cellar; east
front, two 2-light windows to attic, two similar windows flank two closely
grouped windows to first floor, two 3-light casement windows flank central
4-light window to ground floor. Framing largely complete though enclosed
within later additions. Three square panels to each floor, upper floor
projects forward slightly with fragments of mouldings to bressummer supported
on decorative brackets with pilaster motifs carved on uprights. Interior
contains moulded members to walls of main room on ground and first floor
room above, and moulded cross-beamed ceilings.

Listing NGR: SO6675145760

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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