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The Cruck House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eardisley, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1407 / 52°8'26"N

Longitude: -3.01 / 3°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 330978

OS Northings: 249636

OS Grid: SO309496

Mapcode National: GBR F6.760H

Mapcode Global: VH77N.SG39

Entry Name: The Cruck House

Listing Date: 16 October 1967

Last Amended: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150644

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eardisley

Built-Up Area: Eardisley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eardisley with Bollingham and Willersley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


WHITNEY ROAD (south side)

SO 3049 - 3149

The Cruck House
(formerly listed as


House. Probably C14, altered mid-C19 and mid-C20. Timber-framed with
painted brick and rubble infill on painted rubble base and with some painted
rubble walling; stone-tiled roof laid in diminishing courses and rubble stack
at east end with rubble and brick shafts. Cruck hall house of two framed bays
aligned east/west with large east end chimney, Single storey and attic with
dormer. Framing: full cruck truss with collar exposed at east gable end.
Wall-framing has mainly two panels from sill to wall-plate. North front
elevation: there is a C19 oriel window on straight brackets with a hipped
roof and casements windows and also a 2-light C19 casement with a plank
weathering on the ground floor. Above is a gabled dormer with a 2-light casement
Main entrance to rear of chimney at east end and has a lean-to canopy
on straight brackets and a C20 door. Attic light at west end. C20 single-
storey flat-roofed extension at rear. Interior retains its central cruck
truss. (RCHM, III, p 53, item 9; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).

Listing NGR: SO3097849636

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