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The Marsh

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eyton, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2481 / 52°14'53"N

Longitude: -2.7706 / 2°46'13"W

OS Eastings: 347489

OS Northings: 261382

OS Grid: SO474613

Mapcode National: GBR FH.0KDQ

Mapcode Global: VH776.XRPG

Entry Name: The Marsh

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150038

Location: Eyton, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eyton

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eyton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 46 SE EYTON CP EYTON

6/17 The Marsh

11.6.59

GV II*

House. C14, extended C18, with some late C20 additions. Timber-frame
with tile and corrugated iron roof; brick with tile roof and concrete block
with tile roof. L-plan, with limbs extending to west and north. The latter
is C18 to the north end, C20 to south. The former is C14 with a contemporary
cross-wing to the west. West front of later range is of two storeys with
dog-tooth brick cornice, two windows, each a 2-light casement under segmental
head. Ground floor has one 2-light casement and two entrances, each with a
segmental head and a ledged and boarded door. The C20 portion has a window
on each floor immediately to the right of this range. The C14 timber-frame
is stripped to frame. Interior of hall is of two main bays with cross-passage
to east end. The spere truss between hall and passage has an arch-braced
collar and a tie-beam. The soffit of the tie-beam has empty mortices indicat-
ing the position of the spere posts, which had angle braces up to the tie-beam.
The side panels were filled with wattle-and-daub. The central truss has a low
set collar originally with arch-braces from the wall-posts. Above the collar
are two cusped raking struts, forming a central quatrefoil panel flanked by
two trefoils. The intermediate truss in the upper bay is a simple arch-braced
collar. The two tiers of purlins have cusped wind-braces. Most of the wall-
frame has been removed, but there is evidence of a 4-light window in south
wall with two diamond mullions preserved. The louvre, which was recorded, has
been removed. The cross-wing is of two framed bays and is floored. The wall-
frames have large curved angle braces to both floors. The roof is of clasped
purlin construction with simple curved wind-braces. Entrance to hall (later
blocked) has an ogee head. The lateral stack on the west wall is of ashlar
with a brick shaft. (RCHM, 3, p 62, no 3; Bismanis, MR: Minor Domestic
Architecture of the Middle Ages in the Counties of Herefordshire and Shropshire,
1975, (PhD, Nottingham), pp 134-138 and p1 24; BoE, 131).


Listing NGR: SO4748961382

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