Description: Upper Park Farmhouse
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246538
OS Grid Reference: SP5724311414
OS Grid Coordinates: 457243, 211414
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7985, -1.1713
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BECKLEY AND STOWOOD BECKLEY
2/1B Upper Park Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Late C16/early C17, remodelled c.1700. Timber framing with
brick infill; limestone rubble with brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with
brick gable stacks, 2-unit plan, extended to L-plan. 2 storeys, and 2 storeys
plus attics. 5-window front has taller 3-window early C18 range, to left, with
enlarged C20 windows to ground and first floors and a central dormer.
Timber-framed range, to right, has brick infilling in Flemish bond with flared
headers. Gable wall, to right, rebuilt with massive brick-quoined projecting
chimney. Rear wing, to right, has brick quoins and possibly earlier squared
blocks at plinth level. C20 extension in angle of ranges. Interior: Exposed
framing with first-floor cross beam lodged on hewn brackets; heavy jowled posts
to end frame; clasped-purlin roof with queen-post truss and curved windbraces;
dog-leg stair, with heavy turned balusters, rising to attic; very wide open
fireplace; C18 fireplace; old plank doors with original ironmongery.
Listing NGR: SP5724311414
Source: English Heritage
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