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Summer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Almeley, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.167 / 52°10'1"N

Longitude: -2.9772 / 2°58'37"W

OS Eastings: 333261

OS Northings: 252531

OS Grid: SO332525

Mapcode National: GBR F7.5N4M

Mapcode Global: VH77H.BSYN

Entry Name: Summer House

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150393

Location: Almeley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Almeley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Almeley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 35 SW
1/24 Summer House

Farmhouse. Probably C16 with earlier origins, altered in early C20.
Sandstone rubble and timber-frame with brick and plaster infill. Tile
and Welsh slate roofs with sandstone and brick stacks. Rectangular plan
aligned roughly north-east/south-west. Cellar, two storeys and attics.
North elevation has 1:2:1 windows, late C19 casements of two lights
arranged beneath three gables. Ground floor has small top vent mid-C20
to left-hand gable, a 3-light contemporary casement to centre gable, and
an early C20 window of six segmentally headed lights to right-hand gable.
Entry in ledged door to central gable. The two left gables have their
tops decorated with oak concave sided lozenges each brace of which has a
spur. The right-hand gable has matching patterns painted on brickwork.
Attached to left side is a small lean-to. On the right-hand return of
the right gable is a recessed lower range with its front masked by corrugated
iron lean-to and a sandstone and brick stack to its right gable. South
elevation has 1:3 early C20 timber-framed gables with roughcast infill.
Glazed off-centre porch, also early C20, contains ledged door with strap
hinges, possibly C17. Interior inaccessible at time of re-survey (November
1986). RCHM indicates that the Summer House incorporates a medieval hall
and notes C17 panelling and a fireplace inter alia. (BOE, p 65; RCHM, Vol
III, p 6 - 7).

Listing NGR: SO3326152531

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