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Birch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Much Birch, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9706 / 51°58'14"N

Longitude: -2.7217 / 2°43'18"W

OS Eastings: 350519

OS Northings: 230484

OS Grid: SO505304

Mapcode National: GBR FK.L5HG

Mapcode Global: VH861.SQ0P

Entry Name: Birch House

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 155665

Location: Much Birch, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Much Birch

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Much Birch

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

MUCH BIRCH CP A 49 (south side)
SO 53 SW
5/69 Birch House
- II
House. Early to mid-C19. Sandstone and stucco with hipped Welsh slate
roof and sandstone stacks. Rectangular plan with main garden front facing
south-east. Cellar and two storeys. South-east elevation has four windows,
glazing bar sashes with hoodmoulds. Ground floor has similar but deeper
windows except for a French casement to the left-hand side. Weathered
pilasters with recessed panels are attached to corners. Plan band. Wrought
iron piers support full-width concave-roofed canopy across ground floor.
Side elevations have similar windows but with four-centred heads and hood-
moulds to both storeys. Ground and first floor windows next to corners
of main front are blind behind glazing bars. Entry through porch with
triangular head in north-east return. Interior has hall with stained glass
in fanlight and cornice decorated with palmettes. Dining Room has cornice
with egg-and-dart and rosettes. Two-flight dog-leg staircase has stick
balusters, mahogany handrail and carved tread ends. Cellar is stone vaulted.


Listing NGR: SO5051930484

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