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Lower Farm Cottaged

A Grade II Listed Building in Severn Stoke, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0981 / 52°5'53"N

Longitude: -2.2088 / 2°12'31"W

OS Eastings: 385792

OS Northings: 244434

OS Grid: SO857444

Mapcode National: GBR 1HB.DD9

Mapcode Global: VH936.NJNH

Entry Name: Lower Farm Cottaged

Listing Date: 14 June 1985

Last Amended: 28 March 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152659

Location: Severn Stoke, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR8

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Severn Stoke

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Severn Stoke with Croome d'Abitot

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


406/3/19 BIRCH LANE
1 AND 2
Lower Farm Cottages

(Formerly listed as:

House of c.1800, now subdivided into two properties.
MATERIALS: It is constructed of red brick in Flemish bond with a slate low pitched eaves roof.
PLAN: Front range of double depth plan.

EXTERIOR: The three bay fa├žade has 8/8 flush sashes to either side at ground and first floor and 6/6 to the centre, all with flat gauged brick arches and wooden architrave. At second floor there are 4/4 sashes. There is a modillion cornice at eaves and gable end brick stacks. The central door has flush panels and a round arched head with radiating bar fanlight. There is a later brick porch with a round arched opening with a stepped string course at impost.
To the rear is a parallel range, now a separate property No. 2. This is of circa mid-late C19 date and again built of brick with a plain tiled roof. It is of two storeys and comprises a pair of two storey ranges with hipped roofs and modillion eaves cornice; that to the left has a brick lateral stack; that to the right has a further single storey range projecting to the rear. The windows are mainly wooden casements with brick sills; those to the ground floor have segmental arched openings.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Lower Farm Cottages are a good example of rural polite architecture in a restrained classical fashion. They also have group value with other C19, and earlier, listed buildings in Severn Stoke.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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