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Court Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Himbleton, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.227 / 52°13'37"N

Longitude: -2.0807 / 2°4'50"W

OS Eastings: 394585

OS Northings: 258754

OS Grid: SO945587

Mapcode National: GBR 2H8.8RY

Mapcode Global: VH92P.W9D4

Entry Name: Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147835

Location: Himbleton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Himbleton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Himbleton

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

HIMBLETON CP HIMBLETON
SO 95 NW
6/159 (19/3) Court Farmhouse
29.12.52
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C16 with late C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed
with painted brick and rendered infill on lias limestone rubble and brick
plinth; brick replacement walling and additions painted to resemble timber-
framing; plain tiled roofs. Four framed bays aligned east/west with single-
bay wing to rear east end bay; central two-bay hall has rear external
chimney with brick stack and porch wing; C19 additions include a single-bay
extension to the west end service bay with a gable-end chimney and bread
oven; another porch wing to the front of the east end bay, and a two-bay
cross-wing at the east gable end. Two storeys, attic and cellar. Framing:
four panels from sill to wall-plate; large swept brace at front, lower left
corner of hall; porch has jettied first floor and attic with moulded bres-
summers and, above, a tie-beam truss with two struts, a rail in-between, and
a V-strut in the apex; rear wing gable end has two rows of panels at first-
floor level; the central two panels of the lower row have a small convex
brace across their inner corners; above is a collar and tie-beam truss with
three struts and a concave V-strut in the apex. South front elevation:
ground floor has a 2-light and a 4-light casement; first floor has three
2-light casements; porch wing has open front entrance, 5-light left side
window and 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned window on right side; C17
door within has ogee moulding on lintel; C19 addition to left side has an
outshut to front elevation; C19 porch wing has a 4-panelled door with a
flat canopy on consoles, a 2-light first-floor casement with a cambered
head, and an attic light; C19 cross-wing gable end has a ground- and first-
floor 3-light casement with cambered heads. Interior not inspected. A C19
verandah on moulded posts adjoins the hall part at the rear; to the right
of it sandstone and brick steps lead to an upper level door in the C19 service
bay. (VCH 3 (ii), p 391).


Listing NGR: SO9459458756

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