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Western Lye

A Grade II Listed Building in Aymestrey, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.2858 / 52°17'8"N

Longitude: -2.8927 / 2°53'33"W

OS Eastings: 339202

OS Northings: 265665

OS Grid: SO392656

Mapcode National: GBR BB.Y4J1

Mapcode Global: VH76Y.TT33

Entry Name: Western Lye

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Last Amended: 9 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149425

Location: Aymestrey, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Aymestrey

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Aymestrey with Leinthall Earles

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 36 NE

1/22 Western Lye (formerly
listed as Upper Lye
11.6.59 Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C15, remodelled late C17 and early C19, restored late C20.
Timber-frame with painted brick and rendered infill on a coursed rubble
plinth; hipped tile roof to C17 part, rest with a slate roof. L-plan.
C15 range extending to south of three bays, central cruck trusses of open-
hall against stack in south bay; C17 range to west. C17 portion has two
lateral stacks of coursed rubble with brick dressings. East front: tall
C17 range to right of two storeys with a 2-light casement to each floor,
to left of two storeys with three 2-light casements. Entrance to right
of centre has a C20 gabled and tiled porch. Framing: six square panels
high to C17 part, three square panels high to C15. Interior: former
centre of open hall is a cruck truss with collar and V-struts above,
formerly with arch-braces below. The cruck truss between two northern bays
was formerly a closed truss (RCHM, 3, p 14, no 28).

Listing NGR: SO3920265665

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