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Greathouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1791 / 52°10'44"N

Longitude: -2.3368 / 2°20'12"W

OS Eastings: 377064

OS Northings: 253482

OS Grid: SO770534

Mapcode National: GBR 0DV.B0W

Mapcode Global: VH92R.FHZB

Entry Name: Greathouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153365

Location: Leigh, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Leigh

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

LEIGH CP BROCKAMIN
SO 75 SE
2/51 Greathouse Farmhouse
29.7.59
- II
House. Early C18. Brick in Flemish bond with limestone dressings and
hipped tile roof. A symmetrical composition of two storyes with attic and
five bays. The outer quoins, and the quoin strips which frame the central
bay, have broken dentilled cornices. The windows are boxed sashes with
glazing bars, stone sills, and segmental brick heads with carved keystones.
The central window on the first floor has a round head with Gothick glazing,
and an architrave with moulded imposts and carved apron. The keystone is
carved with a wheatsheaf. At attic level the parapet has blind recesses
with segmental heads, keystones, and stone sills which align with the broken
cornice. In the central bay there is an oculus and the parapet coping is
curved to resemble an open segmental pediment. The early C19 doorway has a
round head with Gothick fanlight and a timber doorcase and an open pediment
on console brackets. Chimneys to left and right towards rear. Interior:
early C19 stair rises on three sides of an open well and has stick balusters
and turned newels. Blocked inglenook in right-hand rear room. Rear hall has
doorway set within blocked round arch with mask keystone.


Listing NGR: SO7706453482

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