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Pipe Elm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh Sinton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.154 / 52°9'14"N

Longitude: -2.3293 / 2°19'45"W

OS Eastings: 377569

OS Northings: 250688

OS Grid: SO775506

Mapcode National: GBR 0F1.ZWY

Mapcode Global: VH92Y.K4Z2

Entry Name: Pipe Elm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355184

Location: Leigh, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Leigh

Built-Up Area: Leigh Sinton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Leigh and Bransford

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

LEIGH A 4103
SO 75 SE
Leigh Sinton
1431-0/2/10003 Pipe Elm Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Circa early C17, extended C18 and early C19 and refashioned later in the C19.
Timber-framed, extended in brick, front and ends roughcast. Plain tile roof with gabled ends
and crested ridge tiles, the east extension taller and with parapeted gable ends. Brick axial,
rear lateral and gable-end stacks. PLAN: 2-bay timber frame on left [west], the left bay
narrower and partitioned axially, the right bay heated from a stack on the right gable end
[now an axial stack]. In the C18 a tall brick 2-storey, 1-room-plan extension was built at the
right [east] end and in circa early C19 a kitchen wing was built behind the original
timber-framed part on the left. Later in the C19 the front was refashioned in a picturesque
Gothic style, a front porch was built and outshuts were added at the back. EXTERIOR:
2 storeys and attic, right bay taller 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window south front. Late C19
2 and 3-light wooden mullion-transom windows with horizontal glazing bars, 3 on first floor
with small gables breaking eaves with ornate shaped and pierced bargeboards with pendants.
Gabled porch at centre with similar bargeboards and moulded pointed arch doorway with
panelled and glazed door. Attic windows in gable ends, the right end has a platband. At rear
exposed timber flame at centre with brick nogging, lateral stack and outshut on left and wing
on right with 16-pane sash and 3-light casement with glazing bars on its inner face and an
outshut on its gable end. INTERIOR: Centre and left rooms have chamfered axial beams,
the centre room's deeply chamfered and with broach stop; centre room has large fireplace
with C19 chimneypiece. Room on right has plastered over axial beam, Victorian slate
chimneypiece and C18 fielded 2-panel door. Chamber over left room has chamfered axial
beam. Attics ceiled but queen-strut truss and large purlins exposed. Intact C18 roof over
right extension with 2 tiers of large purlins, diagonal ridgepiece and common rafters.

Listing NGR: SO7756950688

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