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Great Quebb Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding and Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Eardisley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1608 / 52°9'39"N

Longitude: -3.0221 / 3°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 330182

OS Northings: 251888

OS Grid: SO301518

Mapcode National: GBR F5.6301

Mapcode Global: VH77G.KYQC

Entry Name: Great Quebb Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Last Amended: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150593

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: 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

EARDISLEY CP off A 411 (west side)
SO 35 SW
3/39 Great Quebb Farmhouse
and adjoining outbuilding
19.8.53 and garden wall (formerly
listed as Great Quebb)
GV II
Farmhouse, now divided into two houses, with adjoining outbuilding. Circa
1400 origins, extended or part rebuilt late C16 with further C17, mid-C19
and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed on rubble base, roughcast with slate
roof and two brick stacks to north-west side of main ridge. Four framed
bays (including passage bay) aligned north-east/south-west; intersecting
cross-wing probably of two framed bays at south-west end having an external
rubble chimney with brick stack in its south-east angle. Two storeys.
Framing: visible at south-west end. Cross-wing has two rows of exposed
panelling at ground floor level. First floor is jettied to south-west and
at south-east end on shaped brackets with a chamfered bressummer. North-west
front elevation: main range has three ground floor and four first floor 3-
light casements. Entrance in second bay has a gabled canopy on console
brackets and a C17 door with strap hinges. Cross-wing gable end to right
has a ground floor square light and a first floor 2-light casement with a
transom light. Other entrance in side elevation of cross-wing has a C20
-door. Lean-to addition at rear left of main range and on south-west side
of cross-wing. Interior: main range has remains of at least one cruck truss
and a pair of archways with four-centred heads on both floors. C17 dog-leg
staircase with pierced splat balusters, moulded handrail and square newels
with turned finials. Cross-wing has a ground floor room lined with C17 panel-
ling and an early C18 fireplace with panelled overmantel. Outbuilding: adjoins
north-east end. Timber-framed and weatherboarded on rubble base with stone
tiled roof laid in diminishing courses. Two framed bays. Two levels.
North-west elevation has a 6-pane window, a gabled dormer with a loft open-
ing, a large archway and a doorway. Garden wall adjoins south-west end.
Rubble. About 12 feet high, runs south-west for about 10 yards and returns
south-east for about 40 yards. On south-east side of section adjoining
Great Quebb Farmhouse are 12 square bee-boles arranged in two tiers.
(RCHM, III, p 55, item 33; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).


Listing NGR: SO3018251888

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