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Great Parton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eardisley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1287 / 52°7'43"N

Longitude: -2.9986 / 2°59'54"W

OS Eastings: 331740

OS Northings: 248292

OS Grid: SO317482

Mapcode National: GBR F6.82TF

Mapcode Global: VH77N.ZR4H

Entry Name: Great Parton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Last Amended: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150602

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eardisley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eardisley with Bollingham and Willersley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

EARDISLEY CP A 4112 (south side)
SO 34 NW
6/48 Great Parton Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
19.8.53
Parton Farmhouse)
GV II
Farmhouse. Early C17, extended early C18 with mid-C19 alterations. Part
timber-framed with brick infill on rubble base with some brick refacing
and coursed rubble walling, part handmade brick. Stone-tiled roof laid in
diminishing courses, gable-end parapets with kneelers and tumbled brickwork
to C18 part; brick ridge stacks, (stacks to main ridge rebuilt late C20) and
also brick stack to north-west main roof. Original part is L-plan, composed
of two-bay main range aligned north/south with external chimney at south end
and having a single-bay north-east wing. A T-plan addition was built in the
C18 at the south gable end enclosing the chimney and forming a lobby entrance
at the centre of the east front. Two storeys, attic and cellar; chamfered
plinth and three-course band at first floor level. Framing: original part
has three and four rows of square panels exposed at first floor level.
North-east wing has decorative concave lozenge detail at its gable end.
Collar and tie-beam trusses with struts; north end truss has two collars.
North-east truss has decorative concave lozenge detail. East front elevation:
windows have cambered brick heads. Central range has one ground floor and
two first floor 3-light casements. The left ground floor bay has a 4-light
casement inserted into a smaller opening. Central entrance has a gabled
timber porch and a 6-panelled door. C18 wing to left has a ground floor
mullioned-and-transomed window at its gable end, a similar window on the
first floor (now blocked and painted in) and also on the first floor in the
angle with main range. The original wing to the right has a rectangular
light on the ground floor. There is a C19 lean-to addition in the left
angle with aledged and battened door; within it conceals a blocked window
opening, and two blocked doorways. A similar lean-to addition in the right
angle has been removed. Interior: original part has chamfered main ceiling
beams. Central chimney has back-to-back fireplaces. Also recorded to have
two early C18 fireplaces. (RCHM, III, p 56, item 60; BoE, p 120).


Listing NGR: SO3174048292

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